Consultancy – Analysis of the possibility of Thailand withdrawing its reservations on Article 22 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF Thailand CO, Bangkok
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UNICEF Thailand Country is seeking an individual consult to provide technical support on analysis on the possibility of withdrawing Thailand’s reservations on Article 22 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
For background and purpose of assignment, please see attachment:
VA2019-20 Consultancy – Analysis of the possibility of Thailand withdrawing its reservations on Article 22 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.pdf
Study the feasibility of withdrawing the reservation of Article 22 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and develop Policy Brief and Policy Advocacy Strategy.
The Policy Brief will review and analyze the following components:
The Policy Advocacy Strategy will include:
The consultant will be responsible for all research and analysis and will work closely with the UNICEF Child Protection Team. The consultant will manage and organize all necessary meetings with respondents. The Child Protection Team will provide technical comments and advice and may in some instances participate in meetings. The Policy Brief will be a UNICEF document and therefore final clearance on its content rests with UNICEF.
The consultant will:
Stakeholders in this analysis include:
The consultant is expected to deliver the final Policy Brief with executive summary and final Policy Advocacy Strategy within 2 months during 22 April - 21 June 2019. The consultant will present the Policy Brief at Academic Seminar, which may be after 17 May 2019.
1.Deliverable:Participation in a consultative meeting with Child Protection Team to finalize the methodology and work plan for the study (Task 1)
Due Date:Within 1 week after signing the contract
2.Deliverable:Prepare inception report (Task 2)
Due Date: Within 2 weeks after signing the contract
3.1) Draft brief and strategy in English with executive summary (Task 4)
3.2) One (half-day) presentation of key findings and recommendation (Task 5)
4. Deliverable: Final Policy Brief with executive summary and final Policy Advocacy Strategy (Task 6)
Due Date:Within 2 weeks after receiving revision suggestion from Child Protection Team
5. Deliverable:Academic Seminar with Related Ministries and Stakeholders (Task 7)
Due Date:Date to be determined in consultation with Communications Team. May be after June 21.
End Product: Final Policy Brief with Executive Summary, Policy Advocacy Strategy
Estimated Duration of Contract: 42 working days within 2 months during 22 April - 21 June 2019, including one day for presentation of the brief.
Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required:
Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 2 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 28 March 2019.
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