Individual Consultant-Legal Review Nairobi ABOUT THE COMPANY
UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. In November 1964, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the UN System. UNDP was at the time known as the Technical Assistance Board (TAB). The Resident Representative of TAB Mr. B Chidzero signed on behalf of other agencies for the commencement of operations in Kenya.
Required Skills and Experience
Academic qualification:Master degree in Law, with additional course work in Women/Gender Studies and/or International Development;
Work Experience: At least 5 years of experience working on gender, social or labour rights issues Experience in legal research in the Arab Region on gender and human rights including data collection, qualitative data analysis and report writing; Familiarity with the International labour conventions and the ILO convention on domestic workers; ... Experience in the Arab region;
Fluency in both English and Arabic is required for this assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to conduct an analysis of legislation and policies across the Arab region concerning domestic workers in light of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) to identify the gaps in providing full protection of domestic workers as per the standards set by the conventions. The review will also include an analysis of regulations concerning domestic service providers or private employment agencies that recruit both national and migrant domestic workers. The methodology will include a desk review of legislation in the Arab states and an assessment of the gaps between existing legislation and policies and the ILO convention no.189.
The study should benefit from UNDPs Gender Justice and the Law project and available information at ILO such as reviews of legislation against international labour standards in selected countries; ongoing work in Lebanon and Jordan on migrant domestic work and the gap analysis of Jordanian legislation with respect to the ILO C189 that was carried out.
Project management, Legal counseling, Conflict and crisis management, Contract drafting and preparation, Legal analysis, Dispute resolution and arbitration
Post-graduate education Nairobi Kenya
Individual Consultant-Legal Review Nairobi United Nations Development Programme Nairobi