The main responsibility of the Senior Technical Advisor (STA) is to lead LAMP prteam of national and international experts assisting on various project components. The STA shall work closely in coordination and collaboration with the National Project Director.
Following a recent executive decision to make human rights mainstreaming one of four cross cutting issues in the UN‐Habitat organizational structure, the Branch has been charged with leading on integrating the human rights framework through sustainable urban development activities, including through a stronger engagement with the Universal Periodic Review.
This position is located in the Global Economic Monitoring Unit of the Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). The Senior Economics Affairs Officer will report to the Chief of the Global Economic Monitoring Unit.
The Senior Economic Affairs Officer is responsible for the following duties:
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. This post is located in the Urban Planning in the City Extension and Design Unit, Urban Planning and Design Branch;