Tdh
Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

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28 Jun 2017 description
report Terre des hommes

The **working document** “_Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the proposed Global Compacts_” lays out goals, targets and indicators through which **key commitments to child rights** outlined in the New York Declaration can be transformed in actions for both Global Compacts.

08 Jun 2017 description
report Terre des hommes

Climate Change fuelling spike in exploitative child labour, says new TDH report

Climate change is pushing children in the Global South into ever more dangerous forms of child labour and exploitation, a new report by Terre des Hommes has warned.

The report reveals how climate change and environmental degradation in Nepal, India, Burkina Faso, Peru and Nicaragua is forcing children to swap either safer work or not working at all for extremely hazardous employment conditions, such as in mineral mines or brick kilns.

02 Jun 2017 description
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An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children’s rights to the annexes to your 2017 annual report to the United Nations Security Council on children and armed conflict. We urge you to reconsider, and issue an updated list with your report, including all perpetrators responsible for patterns of grave violations against children in 2016.

18 May 2017 description
report Terre des hommes

As yet more Palestinian children were detained by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem in April, the need for a high quality education system for the Palestinian side of the city is obvious.

East Jerusalem houses around 300,000 Palestinians, 39 percent of whom are children. A third of Palestinian homes lack Israeli-issued building permits – placing 90,000 residents at risk of displacement.

Inequality is entrenched in society

14 Mar 2017 description

On February 8, the UN General Assembly held an informal meeting marking the 20th Anniversary of Resolution 51/77 (1997) on the promotion and protection of the rights of children. This resolution established the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC). In his opening remarks, President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, called the resolution “a landmark development in our global efforts to improve the protection of children in conflict situations.” A high-level panel discussion was moderated by SRSG-CAAC Ms.

Maps / Infographics

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Bangladesh + 5 others
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07 Jul 2014 infographic
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Haiti + 5 others
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19 Jun 2014 infographic

Jobs

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25 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 03 Aug 2017 Terre des hommes

I. INTRODUCTION

The Iraqi delegation of “Terre des hommes” is seeking to contract a consultant to evaluate the project «Integrated emergency assistance to improve living conditions of IDPs and vulnerable conflict-affected persons in Iraq » implemented since July 2016 in partnership with USAID/OFDA.

II. PROJECT’S BASIC INFORMATION

Project Name

Integrated emergency assistance to improve living conditions of IDPs and vulnerable conflict-affected persons in Iraq

Start Date: 1st of July 2016 - End date: 30th of September 2017)

25 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 13 Aug 2017 Terre des hommes

Terms of Reference

Consultant for Review of Migration Processes in Ukraine

Ukraine, 2017

25 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 18 Aug 2017 Terre des hommes

Name of the position: Chief Finance & Administrative Manager

Starting Date: 21st August 2017

Ending Date: 31st December 2017

Reports to: Admin and Finance Coordinator

Number of subordinate employees: Directs:1 Functional manager of admin manager of base for accounting

Location: Athens

Context:

20 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 19 Aug 2017 Terre des hommes

We are looking for our delegation in Kenya for a

Country Representative Kenya

Position Start Date: end of August 2017

Length: 1 year renewable

Location: Nairobi

Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.

Contractual conditions:

20 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 03 Sep 2017 Terre des hommes

Position Start Date: September 2017

Duration: Undetermined

Location: Budapest - Hungary preferred

Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

General conditions: Local full-time contract – <> 1.500 – 1.700 EUR net /month to be paid in the local currency according to skills and experience. No expatriate benefits. Right to work in an EU country required.