International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Consultant (Tip Sensitization Strategy)

International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Job Description

Position Title: Consultant (TIP sensitization strategy in Lesotho) Type of Contract: Consultancy service (Local Consultant) Duration of Assignment: July 2020 to August 2020 (50 working days) 1. BACKGROUND: With the overall objective to combat trafficking in persons in Lesotho, the US Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons has provided financial support to the Project titled, Supporting Lesotho in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Prevention and Protection. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), known as the United Nations Migration Agency, is implementing the Project for a period of two years. This Project aims to achieve two objectives, namely, to strengthen the TIP response including the identification, protection and referral of potential victims of trafficking at district and national level. Among other things, it will support the TIP Multi-sectoral Committee representing various Government Ministries, law enforcement agencies, judiciary and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) to deliver on their mandates to prevent, identify TIP cases and enhance protection of victims of TIP. A review of the legal environment and standard operating procedures is envisaged; to raise awareness among women, children and potential labour migrants on TIP and enhance self-protection and reporting mechanisms and safe migration practices. This will be made possible through partnership with Local government and NGOs to carryout TIP sensitization activities targeting border communities in particularly vulnerable women, out-of-school youth, school going children, and potential labour migrants. IOM will implement the project with the Ministry of Home Affairs as a key counterpart and will collaborate with other Government Ministries and NGOs active in the fight against trafficking in persons. Further, IOM will ensure greater engagement with local government and communities to realise the project’s objectives Please click "Apply Now" button to view job description and further application details.
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