- Company: Restless Development
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- Address: Restless Development
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Detailed Job Description / Requirements
About Restless Development
Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most. That’s where we come in.
At Restless Development, we’reproud to be the banner carrier for youth-led development, demonstrating from the grassroots to the global policy levels that young people can and must play a lead role in development. As a result, Restless Development is repeatedly cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UNICEF, UNAIDS and others. For more information on Restless Development’s youth led mission and work in Nepal, please visit: www.restlessdevelopment.org.
Youth play a direct or indirect role in SDGs both as beneficiaries and change agents – they need to be seen as both programme recipients and partners to achieve it. The role of youth in attaining the SDGs has been repeatedly underscored by the UN on various forums and at different levels – they will be the main drivers for change, including and especially in Nepal, which is currently undergoing a youth bulge. It is imperative that this window of opportunity is not missed to empower and strengthen the capacity of youth, because they will be the group most responsible and with the most potential to lead Nepal into reaping a demographic dividend.
To help localize the SDGs at the community level, Restless Development with UNFPA has been working since 2016. In this regard, we will conducting the National Youth Symposium on SDGs in Kathmandu on 4th December 2018 where we will be offering the platform to 150 youth participants to interact and engage with experts, as well as provide their inputs on the five SDG goals.
About this role
We are looking for a paper presenter for five different SDGs goals; SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5, SDG 8 and SDG 16. One candidate can apply for one SDG goal only. We expect the selected paper presenter to meet the following criteria:
- Research paper should be based on given subject matter and be original. And the language should be either Nepali or English.
- Research article should be between 3000 to 5000 words. It can also incorporate the tables, maps, box, photographs, graphs etc.
- The paper will be presented in the National Youth Symposium on SDGs which will be organized on 4th December, 2018 in Kathmandu. The contributor will be fully accountable and responsible about the content of the paper.
- Manuscript should be computer typed. Page number must be included in each page.
- Footnote of the article should be inserted at the end of the same page.
- Global, National, Provincial and local context of SDGs should be incorporated in the article. Similarly, role of youth to promote particular goal in the context of state restructuring in Nepal. The article also should contain recommendation and conclusion.
- The reference should be in APA 6th edition style.
The writer will be provided with onetime payment of Rs 20 thousands in total (inclusive of applicable income taxes as per the prevailing rules and regulations of Nepal government).
- Demonstrate expertise on the selected SDGs with youth issues.
- Sound knowledge on SDGs national, local and global context.
- At least five years of working experience on the selected goals.
How to apply
To apply, please send the latest C.V along with a motivational letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by mentioning in the subject “Application for the paper presenter for SDGs mention selected goal “.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 November 2018