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Good evening and thank you for the division for information. So long.

Dear Irene

Would be interested and can you please share more details to nindira9@gmail.com

Thank you

Indira

Hello Irene

Could you please share details of the Evaluation expert position for Ananthpur at saritaatu@gmail.com

best wishes

Sarita

Christian Aid is seeking a Global Lead on Gender and Inequalities. With a focus on the leave-no-one behind agenda, this post will lead a global team of experts at Christian Aid working towards reducing gender-based and identity-based discrimination and violence across the global south. The team aims to influence policy, resourcing and social norms at global, regional and domestic level to remove the underlying causes of inequality. This role will be based in one of Christian Aid’s offices in Latin America and the Caribbean, but will have a global remit to work on issues and agendas impacting across the global south. Deadline 25 April. For more information and to apply, click here.

Save the Children is looking for highly motivated and experienced individual to join them as Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, with a focus on gender inequality. You will be responsible for driving SCUK’s influencing agenda on gender equality and girls’ empowerment and pursuing approaches that will have transformative impact on the lives of the world’s most deprived and marginalised girls. Deadline 22 April. For more information and to apply, click here.

Consultancy for a mid-term review - DRC

ActionAid DRC is seeking a consultancy to conduct a mid-term review for a Safe Cities (addressing violence against women and girls in urban spaces) project.

For more information please see here: http://www.mediacongo.net/emploi-societe-22332.html 

Many thanks

M&E specialist- Long Term Adviser Role

  • Based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Program Overview

The Governments of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia are implementing the Papua New Guinea Partnership Fund (PPF, the Fund) -  a competitive funding mechanism delivered under the Papua New Guinea – Australia Governance Partnership. The PPF identifies and supports well-functioning and efficient organisations to deliver critical services to the people of PNG. It is designed to attract, identify and incentivise high performing organisations or consortia to expand the reach and coverage of evidence-based interventions. The PPF is just one of a portfolio of partnerships delivered by the two governments under the umbrella Papua New Guinea – Australia Governance Partnership, and is supported by Abt Associates via Abt PNG Management Services.

Monitoring & Research Specialist

The PPF is responsible for the implementation of the competitive grants program, including three education and two health projects. The focus of the education projects is to improve learning outcomes and for health projects; the treatment and prevention of HIV Aids and improving maternal and child health. We are seeking a Monitoring and Research Specialist to be a part of the PPF team with a focus on providing project monitoring and evaluation including;

  • Contributing to the overall monitoring and evaluation designs of PPF projects;
  • Support the implementation of the Monitoring & Evaluation frameworks;
  • Review the reliability and verifiability of data related to Monitoring and Evaluation collected across projects. Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation designs; and
  • Support/facilitate problem solving for project challenges with reaching critical outcomes outlined in the Monitoring and through research and analysis.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Tertiary qualifications in monitoring and evaluation, project management, social science, IT, economics, governance or another relevant discipline;
  • 5 or more years demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods, the application of performance frameworks and evaluation design;
  • 5 or more years demonstrated experience in implementing projects in developing countries, monitoring and evaluation, writing reports and providing analysis, for donor and Government audiences; and
  • High level analytical, written and verbal communication skills in English.

For Further Information and Application Details

Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in the Position Description available from the Careers page of Abt Associate's website at: 

http://www.abtassociates.com.au/careers/job-search/

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associate's website, and should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria, including questions of due diligence.

The closing date for applications is Friday 20th April 2018 at 5pm, AEST

We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

 http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/job_details.cfm?id=1015998

Please see the RFP for the: Impact Evaluation of the “Port Moresby: A Safer City for Women and Girls” and Safe Public Transport Programmes UN Women Papua New Guinea Country Office

http://www2.unwomen.org/-/media/field%20office%20eseasia/docs/tor/2...

Kindly share with qualified firms. Deadline: 30 April

Many thanks, 

Sabrina

Gender, Diversity and Social Transformation Course, Visthar, May, 2018

Gender, Diversity and Social Transformation

Dates  : 1st - 25th May 2018
Venue: Visthar, Bangalore, India

An international course accredited by XISS (Xavier Institute of Social Sciences), a premier institute for the study of social sciences in India .Attracting participants from across the globe, representing Civil Society Organizations, Human Rights Commissions, Educational Institutions, Faith Based Organization, Community Based Organizations and Social Movements 

 

 
The course aims at strengthening participants:
  • Understanding of concepts of gender, diversity and social transformation in the Asian and African contexts.
  • Understanding of the recent debates on gender, third gender, masculinities, disability,  women’s rights and empowerment.
  • Understanding of the implications of globalisation, disasters and conflicts, for gender relations and women’s rights.
  • Understanding of the policies of the government and UN agencies from a gender and diversity perspective and evolve action plans to strengthen gender and social equity.
  • Skills in facilitating transformative learning in Gender and Diversity.

https://vistharukdelegation.wordpress.com/

 

Contents / Themes

The course will have seven modules.

1. Gender, social relations and social institutions
  • Gender and self : Personal constructs of masculinities and femininities
  • Concepts of sex and gender, gender roles and gender relations
  • Patriarchy, capitalism and caste : Inter-linkages
  • Frameworks and tools for gender and diversity  analysis and planning
  • Policy approaches to women’s development
  • The social relations and institutional perspective to gender and development.
  • Recent debates on concepts of gender, third gender, masculinities, women’s rights and empowerment
2. Gender, masculinities and development
  • Masculinities, social relations and institutions
  • Masculinity, sexuality and sexual orientation
  • The ‘politics of masculinity’ and issues of power and patriarchy
  • The triangulation between gender, masculinities and development
  • Gender based violence and masculinities
  • Strategies to engage with men as  agents of transformative change
3. Gender, disability and inclusive development 
  • Concepts of impairment and disability
  • Rights of people with disabilities
  • Gender and disability inclusive development
4. Gender, sexuality and reproductive rights
  • Sexuality, sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Social determinants of sexual and reproductive health
  • Application of gender analysis and a human rights framework to sexual and reproductive health policies and programmes
  • Strategies to advocate for sexual and reproductive rights at the community and state/national levels
5. Gender, poverty and rights
  • Dimensions and causes of poverty
  • Gender specific causes and coping strategies
  • The elements of globalisation and its impact on lives and livelihood of the poor, women and other marginalized groups.
  • The concept of human rights, and rights enshrined in human rights Covenants and CEDAW.
  • The debates on the links (or absence of the same) between gender, poverty and rights.
6. Gender, disasters and conflicts
  • Gender (and socially) differentiated impact of disasters and conflicts on women/men and girls/boys
  • Gender, climate change and food security
  • The policies of the government and UN agencies in the region on disaster and conflict/peace from a gender perspective.
  • Disaster and conflict response strategies from a gender lens
7. Gender mainstreaming- concepts and methodologies
  • Gender issues in organization
  • Different elements of an organization and approaches to institutionalising gender
  • Engendering organisation structure, culture and leadership
  • Engendering Human Resource Development (HRD) systems
  • Engendering budgeting, planning , monitoring and evaluation

GDST1

Facilitators / Resource persons

This year the course will be facilitated by Mercy Kappen and Roshen Chandran from Visthar. The course will also draw on a panel of resource persons including  Ms. Ranjani K Murthy (Independent Researcher and Author), Dr. Sekhar Seshadri (NIMHANS Bangalore)  and  Dr. David Selvaraj (Educationist).  Participants will also get  opportunities to interact with and learn from social activists and women’s rights organizations in Bangalore.

Methodology

The course will follow an action-reflection-action model (Paulo Freire). The facilitators / resource persons will build on participants own experiences and knowledge base. The methodologies will include group discussions, case studies, role plays, audio-visuals, input sessions and exposure visits. Participants will share best practices and develop plans and strategies related to each module.

Course fee and registration

The course fee for non-resident participants from India is Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) and for resident participants Rs. 15,000/-(Rupees Fifteen  Thousand only). The fee for international participants is $700 (USD Seven Hundred only). The fee covers board and lodging, course material and local travel related to the course. Apply before 30th March 2018

http://www.visthar.org/transformative-learning/gender-diversity-and...

3ie and IFAD event on financial services programme for the poor,23 April

Dear colleagues,

3ie and IFAD are hosting an event on financial services for the poor and rural finance. IFAD will showcase their rural finance programming and impact evaluations work. Seven 3ie-funded researchers will present their replication analyses of influential impact evaluations. The day will conclude with a panel of international donors and organization discussing research transparency practices and the quality of the evidence around financial services for the poor.

For more information and registration for this free event, please visit: http://www.3ieimpact.org/en/events/external-events/verifying-eviden...

Best,
Durgadas Menon
Communication officer, 3ie

3ie and IFAD event on financial services programme for the poor,23 April

Dear colleagues,

3ie and IFAD are hosting an event on financial services for the poor and rural finance. IFAD will showcase their rural finance programming and impact evaluations work. Seven 3ie-funded researchers will present their replication analyses of influential impact evaluations. The day will conclude with a panel of international donors and organization discussing research transparency practices and the quality of the evidence around financial services for the poor.

For more information and registration for this free event, please visit: http://www.3ieimpact.org/en/events/external-events/verifying-eviden...

Best,
Durgadas Menon
Communication officer, 3ie

Evaluation of the Czech Republic development cooperation projects in Georgia in 2018 - call for bids

Dear colleagues,
 
allow me to draw your attention to a call for bids for small-scale public contract "
Evaluation of the Czech Republic development cooperation projects in the sector of government and civil society services/general environment protection in Georgia"  
in 2018 as published today at the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic here

More information about both Czech Republic development cooperation projects that will be evaluated can be found at the website of the Czech Development Agency:    
"Preparation of Management Plan for Tusheti Protected Landscape" here
"Implementation of Selected Measures of the Management Plan for Tusheti Protected Landscape here

The time limit for receipt of bids is 3rd May 2018, 14:00 (CET) - bids may be submitted in Czech, Slovak or English languages.

Any questions or requests for supporting project documentation must be sent by e-mail to the contract award procedure representative: dita_kubikova@mzv.cz and copied to email: ors@mzv.cz
by 25th April 2018.

Best regards,
Dita Kubíková
odbor rozvojové spolupráce a humanitární pomoci, Ministerstvo zahraničních věcí ČR
Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
tel.: +420 224 18 2872

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