FALLECIMIENTO DE NEIDE PATARRA
La comunidad alapiana, (ALAP), extiende un fraternal saludo a sus colegas brasileños por la pérdida de Neide Patarra
Neide fue profesora permanente del NEPO y de la ENCE y profesora invitada del Cedeplar en Brasil.
Fallecimiento Dra. Dora Sosa Jara
Fallecimiento Dra. Doris Sosa Jara
Costa Rica Septiembre 2013
Con Profundo pesar, informamos del fallecimiento de la Dra. Doris Sosa Jara, Profesora de la Escuela de Estadística, Especialista en Demografía (CELADE), Ex decana de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas.
Nació el 3 de febrero de 1953 y falleció el 15 de setiembre de 2013 a los 60 años de edad.
Llamada a Posters de ABEPE. Demografia e Família: Diálogos Transversais
Llamada a Posters de ABEPE sobre el tema
Demografia y familia: diálogos transversales
para el Seminario Internacional
"Familia, género y generaciones: Entra cambios y permanencias"
Campinas, Brasil 26-27 de Noviembre 2013
Fecha límite de porpuestas de posters: 30 de Septiembre 2013
A fim de estimular a maior participação dos abepianos, pesquisadores em geral e estudantes de pós-graduação no Seminário Internacional - Família, Gênero e Gerações: Entre mudanças e permanências, a se realizar em Campinas nos dias 26 e 27 de novembro de 2013, está aberta uma chamada por contribuições espontâneas que busquem articular os estudos de família - tanto no passado quanto no presente - com outras dimensões de análise de interesse da Demografia, tais como migração, mercado de trabalho, meio ambiente, etnias, fecundidade, gênero entre outras. Estas contribuições integrarão uma sessão de pôsteres que permanecerão em exposição durante todo o tempo do Seminário e serão apresentados em horário a ser definido na programação do evento.
Para tanto, os interessados deverão mandar um resumo expandido de até quatro páginas para a Secretaria da Abep (
) até o dia 30 de setembro de 2013. Os trabalhos serão submetidos a uma Comissão de Avaliação para seleção e os resultados divulgados até 15 de outubro no site da ABEP.
Postulación a cargo en UNFPA (P5) - Panamá
Convocatoria a postular a un cargo del UNFPA
Asesor Regional en temas de Población y Desarrollo
Lugar: Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá
Fecha límite: 3 de Octubre 2013
VACANCY NO: Job ID 2318
CLOSING DATE: 3 October 2013
POST TITLE: Population and Development Regional Adviser
CATEGORY: ICS-12 (P-5)
POST NUMBER: 35427
DUTY STATION: Panama City, Panama
POST TYPE: Non-Rotational
DURATION: One year (renewable) [i]
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Latin America/ Caribbean Region
The P&D Adviser post is located in the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office (LACRO) of UNFPA, and is under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and reports directly to the Deputy Regional Director. S/he is the principal adviser at the regional level for evidence based policy dialogue in the area of population, poverty and development. S/he works in an integrated manner with the technical and programme staff in the RO and SRO, under the coordination of the Team Coordinator.
The P&D Adviser post provides strategic technical and programmatic leadership for the region in the area of expertise to ensure that the RO, SROs and COs remain abreast of the Fund’s policy and programme policies as well as current thinking and academic advance in a given substantive areas affecting the ICPD Programme of Action. S/He maintains primary responsibility for coordination of provision of technical assistance and programme support to the countries of the region in the area of technical expertise. S/he analyses continental as well as specific regional/cluster trends and contributes to strategic action in response of these, contributing to the monitoring of UNFPA substantive areas being firmly placed within national development frameworks and programmes, including the achievement of the MDGs.
Responsibilities of the P&D Adviser include: to support the elaboration of the UNFPA Strategic plan in the region; to identify new and emerging needs in the area of evidenced based policy dialogue, providing guidance and support to identify the impact of population dynamics in public policies and investments and developing methodologies related to the costing of strategic interventions promoted by UNFPA, to establish clear links between investments in reproductive and sexual health and rights, education, young people and the reduction of poverty, and maintain technical partnerships in the region; and, to ensure that technical knowledge is updated, generated, collected and disseminated for effective technical, capacity building and policy dialogue.
In all activities, s/he works within an inter-disciplinary team providing integrated programme and technical support to the region. S/he also liaises with other units, such as the Programme and Technical Divisions and the UNFPA Technical network, ensuring the timeliness, adequacy, relevance and quality of technical support to UNFPA operations.
The primary roles of the P&D Adviser are:
A. Knowledge building and sharing
B. Strategic population policy development advise
C. Quality control of the technical support and capacity development
D. Management and coordination of knowledge networks
E. Technical representation
MAJOR ACTIVITIES/EXPECTED RESULTS:
A. Strategic technical development, monitoring and oversight
§Provide technical and related programme leadership, management advice and strategic support and guidance to the region, in the area of expertise, including for emergency preparedness, humanitarian assistance, recovery and transition in collaboration with technical and programme staff in the RO and SRO;
§Identify and provide analytical based advice, in the substantive area, on UNFPA’s comparative substantive role and specific contribution in the changing development agenda, and participate in policy dialogue;
§Contribute to the development and implementation of an integrated strategy for the delivery of technical assistance and programme support in the region;
§In the area of expertise, manage substantial inputs and provide support to implementation of a regional programme, grounded in sound substantive bases and responsive to region and countries’ priorities;
§Contribute to the substantive elaboration of UNFPA Strategic Plan and to its implementation in the region;
§Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of regional strategies in the region;
§Identify and analyze trends, threats and risks in the thematic area of work that may affect the ICPD agenda and UNFPA’s work within the region;
§Scan the environment in the region to identify tendencies in the area of expertise, and ensure that they are appropriately addressed at the regional and/or sub-regional levels;
§Identify requirements for and contribute to the development of new or updated policies, positioning, frameworks, guidance, standards, instruments and tools;
§Participate in the UNFPA technical network in the substantive area, maintaining communication and feedback loops on all substantive work; and
§Coach and manage junior professional staff and associates, direct expert consultants and facilitate working groups and task teams.
B. Quality control of technical support and capacity development
§Advise the SRO and COs on the implementation and proper application of policy development and dialogue, strategies, guidelines and tools on substantive matters in the region, ensuring consistency and coherence in addressing priorities for UNFPA;
§Ensure that state-of-the-art thinking and research is integrated within the work of the sub-regional offices and partnership networks;
§Review products of technical support at key stages of UNFPA, UN, and national development planning exercises, including advice director on clearance for final draft CPDs;
§Analyze technical and programmatic and substantive reports from the field and recommend required follow-up actions;
§Organize or contribute to regional and inter-country training activities in the substantive area for capacity development of SROs/COs/national/regional counterparts;
§Support the regional adaptation of training materials, manuals and tools in the substantive area and ensure their availability and promote their use for capacity development;
§Contribute to the development and implementation of a regional integrated technical delivery strategy to strengthen capacities in the region, and guide the management of this system;
§Support the development of (sub) regional institutional capacities for delivering high-quality technical support in select areas of UNFPA’s mandate;
§Monitor the quality of the technical support received at the country level, in the area of expertise, for effective policy dialogue and programming;
§Initiate, develop, strengthen and monitor substantive and intellectual regional partnerships in the substantive area, including for South-South technical support to countries and for the implementation of the regional programme;
§Contribute to providing guidance to SROs/COs to include South-South cooperation in the development of Country Programmes; and
§Liaise with respective counterparts in TD and PD to identify opportunities for South-South cooperation in the region and with other regions.
C. Evidence and knowledge development and dissemination
§Play a key role in building up, coordinating and monitoring the regional knowledge platform in their areas of expertise and competency;
§Contribute to developing a mechanism to share technical skills and knowledge within and among programme countries and/or other regions in the area of expertise;
§Facilitate and help maintain and make accessible data bases on best practices, partnerships and consultant rosters and help ensure their accessibility;
§Collect, analyze and synthesize information/data and experience on programme priorities to be used in regional and global advocacy;
§Lead the analysis and synthesis of substantive trends in policy development and public investments in the region, emerging needs and research findings in the region in order to produce new, cutting edge technical knowledge;
§Prepare white papers, briefing and materials for evidence-based policy dialogues at regional level, provide similar support at the request of country offices;
§Disseminate and promote the use of state-of-the-art technical knowledge, evidence, lessons learned, and success stories and ensure their use to improve the effectiveness of UNFPA operations.
§Monitor and analyze reports on humanitarian, economic, political and social factors in development and management of population and development programmes;
§Collect, analyze and synthesize information/data and experience on programme priorities to be used in regional and global advocacy and for resource mobilization;
§Contribute to the advocacy efforts to advance the ICPD agenda and the attainment of MDG targets and indicators at the regional level; and
§Contribute evidence-based and knowledge sharing in the area of work, and regional experiences of working with UN-wide frameworks and instruments related to the new aid environment.
D. Management and coordination of knowledge networks
§Coordinate overall provision of technical support to the country offices in the region in the area of technical expertise;
§Develop and co-ordinate the substantive elements of partnerships and collaboration in the area of responsibility, with other UN agencies, including in the context of the UNDG, particularly with the regional technical arms of these agencies, as well as with regional institutions;
§Identify sources of technical knowledge among institutions and consultants; and
§Establish and maintain relationships with institutions in the region.
E. Technical representation
§Represent UNFPA on substantive issues in the region and elaborate UNFPA’s substantive regional and global perspectives in the area of expertise;
§Participate in policy dialogue, and advocate for substantive issues in international, inter- governmental, U.N., and other policy and technical meetings and fora;
§Collaborate on substantive issues with UN agencies, academia, research and training institutions, think tanks, centers of excellence, professional societies in the region; and
§Act as focal point for inter-agency working groups in the substantive area.
Carry out any other duties as may be requested by the Office of the Regional Director.
External partners include UN agencies, including their regional teams; donor and programme countries; regional and international organizations and counterparts on substantive issues including Centers of Excellence, IGOs, Economic Commissions, NGOs, Academia, and Research Institutions, professional associations, and international experts, in developing a wider network of technical experts and institutions in the region to provide technical support to countries.
Internal partners include Regional and sub-regional programme and technical staff; UNFPA country offices programme and technical staff; Programme and Technical Divisions; and the UNFPA technical network, in ensuring integrated programme and technical support in line with the needs of countries.
Advanced Degree (preferably Ph. D.) in demography and/or economics, or other field directly related to the substantive area identified in the title of the post.
Knowledge and Experience:
· 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, of which seven years at the international level;
· Demonstrated expertise in the substantive area of work; and programme experience;;
· Strong track record of technical leadership, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results;
· Strong verbal and written communications skills in English.
· Demonstrated ability to network within the academic and development community;
· Familiarity with management and monitoring tools is desirable;
· Familiarity with ICT/ERP is an asset;
· Field experience is strongly desirable.
Languages: Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Working knowledge of French or Portuguese is an asset.
Other Desirable Skills:
· Initiative, strong conceptual abilities, sound judgment, strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations. ഊ
Personal Leadership and Effectiveness
Building and Managing Relationships
· Developing and implementing conceptually innovative approaches to the provision of technical expertise - conceptual innovation;
Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners, and building strategic alliances and partnerships - building strategic partnerships;
Job knowledge / technical expertise - expert knowledge of own discipline;
Adaptation and application of knowledge / innovations in different contexts;
Integration in a multidisciplinary environment
HOW TO APPLY:
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.
Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at
Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
UNFPA reserves the right to appoint prior to closing date.