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Promoting inclusive parliaments: The representation of minorities and indigenous peoples in parliaments - January 15th Deadline

Background
IPU and UNDP are undertaking a project which aims to understand and promote the effective representation of minorities and indigenous peoples in parliament. The objectives of the project are:
  • Increase knowledge on the representation of minorities and indigenous peoples in parliament
  • Provide tools for parliaments and other stakeholders on promoting inclusive parliaments
  • Build capacity to advocate for more inclusive parliaments

The project is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency. It began in June 2008 and will end in December 2010. The project budget is managed by the IPU.
A number of project activities have been completed; others are underway and require finalization; still others have not yet begun. IPU is seeking to engage a Consultant to lead the implementation of the project activities in the 2010 workplan.

Submission of application
Qualified candidates should submit their application, including a Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest, by 15 January 2010 to postbox@mail.ipu.org. Candidates should provide a quote for the monthly rate for their services, on the basis of 10 months of work. For further information, please contact Mr. Andy Richardson (+41 22 919 41 35; andy.richardson@mail.ipu.org).
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