Human Rights Officer

at OHCHR - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 20, 2022
Category Human Resources
Currency UGX


Conducts substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country.
Collects and analyses human rights data and indicators in country/region of assignment, including gender-specific data and indicators.
Provides support to sub-commissions, commissions and other bodies; follows-up on implementation of decisions rendered by policy-making bodies.
Ensures human rights issues, including their gender equality dimensions considerations, are integrated into legislative, political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programme.
Defines work plan for area assigned in accordance with established terms of reference.
Assists national stakeholders, including the Uganda Human Rights Commission, law enforcement agencies and civil society organisations to develop and implement a training program in the field of human rights, international humanitarian law, democracy and the rule of law, with attention to gender perspectives.

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