Women’s International Peace Centre (The Peace Centre) is a feminist organization that seek to ignite women’s leadership, through amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism to (re) create peace. We are one of the leading actors on “Women, Peace and Security” informed by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR1325), the Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 16 and other women, peace and security frameworks. The Peace Centre plans to implement a four-year project on ‘’Nurturing a culture of peace and tolerance in Uganda’’. A project that seek to ensure Uganda has inclusive and accountable governance systems, women are empowered, engaged, and enjoy human rights, peace, justice, and security by 2026 through increasing women’s participation in enhancing social cohesion and reducing interethnic conflicts, including before, during and after elections as well as in the implementation of climate change adaptation, transitional justice policy and localization of National Action Plan III.
2.0 Request for Expression of Interest
The Peace Centre invites eligible and qualified individuals and entities to indicate their interest to conduct a needs assessment and produce an assessment report for the project “Nurturing a culture of peace and tolerance in Uganda’’ that will be implemented in; Kasese, Wakiso, Dokolo, Arua, Kotido, Moroto, Mbale and Adjumani with a special focus on;
- Women, including young women’s Influence and benefit from the Transitional Justice Processes.
- Knowledge, skills and tools for women and young women to effectively participate in conflict prevention, mediation and resolution processes.
- Civic education and alternative conflict resolution systems
- Systems, structures and frameworks for preventing and mitigating violence against women in elections.
- Knowledge and skills of Women, including young women (in communities prone to natural disasters) on use of renewable energy infrastructure and eco-friendly technologies.
- Knowledge of Women, including young women on early warning systems for climate related natural disasters.
- Systems and structures for the implementation and coordination of NAP III at Local level.
- Women Rights Organizations (WROs) doing similar work.
Objectives of the assignment
- To review existing project document.
- Develop required tools and conduct needs assessment in project districts
- Identify and document baseline information to inform implementation of the project based on the project objectives, result areas and outcomes.
- To prepare a needs assessment report.
Interested consultants must provide information indicating their competency, budgetary expenses and duration of work.
Required Qualification, Skills and Competencies
- First Degree or Masters in the field of social sciences, gender and development, mass communication or any other relevant subject area.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Critical/innovative/analytical thinking and a Passion for Continuous Learning.
- Time Management
4.0 Application Process
Expression of Interest clearly marked “Expression of Interest to conduct a needs assessment on the project, ‘’Nurturing a culture of peace and tolerance in Uganda’’ can be submitted as soft copy through email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Hard copies can be dropped at the our Office located on Plot 1467 Church Road, Bulindo, Kira, Wakiso or to our postal address below before 17.00hours local time on Friday 19th May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Applications should be sent to:
The Executive Director, Women’s International Peace Centre
Plot 1, Martyrs Garden B, Ministers Village, Ntinda, Kampala
P.O.Box 4934, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414-698684