Trial monitoring is widely regarded as a useful and powerful tool to support a process of judicial reform consistent with domestic and international guarantees of a fair trial. Based on OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine’s prior work on strengthening the capacity of the civil society to monitor administrative and criminal justice delivery as one of the key pillars of human rights protection, current Project will strengthen the focus of civil society trial monitoring on children’s rights and improvement of access to justice in conflict-affected areas.
The Project seeks for qualified and motivated experts and monitors to fulfil the following tasks:
1. Conduct a research on consideration of child’s opinion in courts;
2. Update OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights trial monitoring methodology, adapted to Ukraine, and produce a trial monitoring methodology and a checklist for civil society organizations (CSOs) trial monitoring focusing on children’s rights;
3. Conduct training for CSOs on application of the updated trial monitoring methodology;
4. Pilot the updated trial monitoring methodology, providing expert and mentoring support to the team of selected CSOs monitors and provide report on findings of the monitoring and results of piloting.
Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of approximately 40 working days. The consultant will be required to work from home with the ability to travel if necessary.
According to the PCU consultancy fees guidelines.
This position is for residents of Ukraine only. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at https://jobs.osce.org; the Vacancy Number is VNUKRC00542. The deadline for applications is 17 February 2019. If you have difficulties with the online system, please use the Internet Explorer to find the vacancy or you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at https://jobs.osce.org/uk/resources/document/anketa-na-vakansiyu; you should complete the Application Form and send it via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the title of the position on the Application Form and in the cover message subject. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.
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