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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is seeking proposals from not profit-making organisations to enhance knowledge, practices, and capacities for building back better in recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction.
This project aims to support the Secretariat functions and activities for the International Recovery Platform. Secretariat responsibilities are defined in accordance with the IRP Strategic Framework, as delegated and agreed by the IRP Steering Committee. These responsibilities include:
Provide secretariat service to the Steering Committee, including organization of Steering Committee meetings, preparation of agenda, minutes, reports, and background documents;
Facilitate the development and implementation of the IRP work plan, monitors progress of activities, and prepares detailed year-end narrative report showing cash and in-kind contributions;
Under the guidance of the Chair, facilitates necessary communication among the IRP Steering Committee members between Steering Committee meetings;
Under the guidance of the Chair or Co-chair represent the IRP in conferences and meetings organized by members or partners;
Organization of IRP events, including the International Recovery Forum, and participation at international and regional events including the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in accordance with the approved work plan or as agreed by the Steering Committee;
Monitor the progress of actions agreed at the meetings, including external communications with other relevant parties. For the purpose of monitoring the progress and impact of collective work of the IRP, the Secretariat will develop and monitor a set of key indicators for IRP platform;
Management of IRP knowledge and communication by
Sharing information with ‘IRP Community of Practice’;
Creating the web-based platform for and facilitating the ‘IRP Community of Practice’;
In partnership with IRP network members review, develop and disseminate tools and knowledge products;
Development of a communication strategy and communication materials including publication of regular newsletter;
Maintain and update the IRP website;
Administer the IRP Recovery Help Desk according to the approved modality of the IRP Steering Committee.
Management of IRP Secretariat human resources, assets/office facilities.
The duration of the proposed project cannot exceed 12 months. The maximum amount requested from UNDRR for the implementation of this project cannot exceed 105,000 USD.
Projects’ activities can include, amongst others, the following:
Seminars, workshops, trainings;
Capacity building activities;
Institutional strengthening activities and
The following types of activity will not be covered:
Capital expenditure, e.g. land, buildings, equipment and vehicles;
Individual scholarships for studies or training courses;
Supporting political parties; and
It is expected that the project will achieve measurable progress toward the achievement of the following three IRP Strategic Goals and in the four areas of work specified in the IRP Strategic Framework
IRP’s Strategic Goals
Proactively contribute to the implementation of Priority Four of the Sendai Framework and lead discussions around the issue of building back better at international forums;
Promote collaboration and cooperation among global and regional partners on the subject of building back better in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction;
Promote shared understanding of a common strategic approach for building back better among IRP partners.
IRP’s areas of work
Supporting the International Agenda;
Promoting Partnerships and Collaboration and
Post Date: 07-Dec-2022
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