In 2017, the High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM), as a conflict prevention institution of the OSCE, issued new recommendations addressing the access to justice for persons belonging to national minorities (https://www.osce.org/hcnm/graz-recommendations). The OSCE Mission to Serbia will examine selected recommendations No. 3 and 4, and map out their current application in the Republic of Serbia.
The Mission will initiate an assessment of the current practices regarding the level of enforcement of relevant legal framework and the capacities for use of minority languages, as well as practices in courts related to fair and impartial access to justice for citizens from ethnic minority backgrounds. Furthermore, the assessment will identify deficiencies in the implementation process and provide recommendations for specific cases, in order to remedy the identified shortcomings.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the OSCE National Programme Officer on National Minorities, the consultant will be responsible for:
Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the OSCE Competency Model available at: https://jobs.osce.org/osce-competency-model.
The expert will be employed on a Special Service Agreement covering a total period of 30 work days, starting approx. from 25 March 2019, and will be paid an amount not exceeding 100 EUR per day worked, commensurate to individual qualifications and experience.
In addition, travel and accommodation expenses related to this consultancy will be reimbursed by the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
|How To Apply
Please apply online through this website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 12 March 2019. Only applications received through this website will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 22 March 2019 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, or offer a consultancy at a different level or with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.