International Consultant - Legal Expert - Rule of Law, UNDP Country Office, JORDAN

Tags: Human Rights Law UNDP
  • Added Date: Monday, 15 February 2021
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 15 May 2021
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International Consultant - Legal Expert - Rule of Law

Procurement Process : IC - Individual contractor

Office : UNDP Country Office - JORDAN

Deadline : 25-Feb-21

Posted on : 14-Feb-21

Development Area : CONSULTANTS

Reference Number : 75378

Link to Atlas Project : 00064437 - Development Effectivness

Documents : procurement notice &TOR Letter of interest - financial template Personal History Form Terms and conditions of IC

Overview : To apply, kindly read the procurement notice, attach the following documents and submit through the following email: [emailย protected]

CV with at least three references; Technical proposal (to showcase requested experience and competencies); and Financial proposal as in the attached template.

no later than 25 February 2021 with subject: " Legal Expert - Rule of Law".

Any request for clarification must be sent ito the above e-mail address. UNDP will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.

The rule of law is the milestone to just, inclusive and peaceful societies. It compels institutions to be accountable, fair, transparent, to safeguard human rights, and to empower citizens to participate and engage constructively in society. Consequently, it creates a culture of lawfulness in which citizens understand, participate in defining, and are willing to obey the law, prompting a more cohesive society based on equal rights. Access to Justice (A2J) has an essential role in promoting the rule of law and a culture of lawfulness. A well-functioning justice sector is a precondition to stimulate economic growth as A2J prevents and overcomes human poverty by empowering vulnerable groups, especially women.

Since 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the government of Jordan's contribution in achieving SDG 16 "Peace Justice and Strong Institutions", particularly target 16.3 "Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all". As a result, UNDP is exploring the opportunities to strengthen the linkage between A2J, gender justice and economic development

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All individuals including persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with strictest confidence and equally.

Technical and financial proposals along with CV & 3 references should be submitted, and without such will not be considered).

(Only Short Listed Candidates will be contacted)

UNDP is an employer committed to gender equity and to providing equal opportunities to both males and females.

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