OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
The Biennale of Luanda is in line with the Action Plan for a Culture of Peace in Africa, adopted in Luanda, Angola, at the 2013 Pan-African Forum on "Sources and Resources for a Culture of Peace".
The Biennale follows Decision 558 / XXIV, adopted in 2015, at the 24th session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, calling on the African Union Commission to work towards its organization, in consultation with UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Angola.
The general objective of the Biennale of Luanda is to strengthen the Pan-African Movement for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence through the establishment of a multi-stakeholder partnership between governments, civil society, the artistic and scientific community, the sector private sector and international organizations.
This initiative strengthens the implementation of Objectives 16 and 17 of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and of the 7 Aspirations of the African Union's Agenda 2063, in particular : The Agenda for Peace and the flagship project Silencing the Guns by 2020 .
The Biennale also contributes to the implementation of UNESCO's operational strategy for Priority Africa (2014-2021), intended to provide African responses to the transformations affecting the economies and societies of the continent.
The first edition of the Biennale of Luanda - Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace , jointly organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the African Union (AU) and the Government of the Republic of Angola, was held in Luanda, Angola, from September 18 to 22, 2019.
The second edition was held on a hybrid format, half online half in Luanda, Angola, from November 27 and 30, 2021.
Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Yaounde regional Office for Central Africa and the supervision of the Head of the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO Regional Office for Central Africa, in the framework of the follow-up of the second edition of the Biennale of Luanda, with a specific focus on youth engagement and participation, the consultant shall do :
Youth mobilization and engagement, following the second edition of the Biennale of Luanda :
Project conception, fundraising and negotiation of other projects within the Social and Human Sciences Programme in Central Africa :
Monitoring and Evaluation of the post-Biennale of Luanda workplan :
COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)
Accountability (C)Communication (C)Innovation (C)Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)Planning and organizing (C)Results focus (C)Teamwork (C)Professionalism (C)
Education : Master.
Subjects : Human and Social Sciences, Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution, Communication and Event Planning.
Language skills : Very good knowledge of English or French and good working knowledge of the other; Portuguese would be an asset.
Competencies and skills :
Experience in Youth Engagement, Social inclusion, Peace and Security, Peer Youth advisor-Trainer-Facilitator and Trainer would be an Asset.