As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.
For our operations in Tanzania/Arusha, we are looking for a/an
Human Rights Expert (KE1) (m/f) embedded in the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights in Arusha
Field of activity
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender
Technical Assistance to the ''Strengthening the African Human Rights System' Programme Africa Union.
The overall objective is to contribute to ensuring a transparent, democratic and accountable environment with respect to human rights and rule of law in Africa. It is important to consider the overall objectives as a constituent component of the overall objectives of the €10 million action for Strengthening the African HR System entails four grants to four AU human rights organs. Thus, this technical assistance is part of a wider approach to governance and human rights under the Pan-African Programme that includes: (i) Election Observation support; (ii) Support to the African Governance Architecture ('AGA') through the AGA secretariat; (iii) Support to Civil Society Organisations; (iv) Support to public administration and anti-corruption is possible in the future; and (v) Support to Pan-African Gender interventions.
The purpose of this contract is to provide specific technical assistance (key and non-key experts) as part of the action for Strengthening the Africa HR System
To support the operational capability the four AU organs - which are beneficiaries of EU grants under the action - with experts embedded in these organisations (for planning, monitoring, communication and human rights expertise).
To ensure a longer term institution-building framework, through improving the links between these AU organs, other relevant stakeholders (such as CSOs) and the Contracting Authority.