United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jan 25, 2022
Full Time
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UNDP Job Vacancy in Ethiopia PVE Project Specialist JOB BACKGROUND The spread of radicalization leading to violent extremism is an imminent threat to peace, stability and development. Absolutist ideologies that reject co-existence, tolerance and progress represent an existential threat to many countries. Such ideologies have found recruits amongst youth who believe they have been failed by the state and excluded from legitimate political and economic processes. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as the leading development agency in the United Nations System has sought to understand the drivers of radicalization, its manifestations at the national and regional level and how government, communities and citizens can be supported to respond which ensures the protection and promotion of human rights. The UNDP Regional Service Centre of Africa developed the Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism regional project. This followed an 18-month...
Jan 11, 2022
Full Time
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Youth Programme Specialist job at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Programme Specialist United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Position:  Youth Programme Specialist Job Time:  Full-Time Job Type:  Contract Place of Work:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Application Deadline:   Jan, 18/2022 (6 days left) BACKGROUND Over the past few years, Africa has been experiencing rapid and substantial changes in the size of its population, particularly the youthful component. While the growing youth population presents important opportunities, especially in the form of the demographic dividend, there are many challenges attendant to such rapid rates of growth. Due to the complexity and diversity of the African youth context, UNDP has recognized the need for collaborative, adaptive and innovative approaches, particularly in mutually reinforcing ways, at the continental, regional and country...