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- Vacancy Announcement: Communication Associate. Deadline: 5th August 2021 at 17h00, Bujumbura time

1. INTRODUCTION

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is a regional organization comprised of 12 member states namely; Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan and Zambia. Its establishment in 2004 was based on the recognition that political instability and conflicts in and between these Member States have a considerable regional dimension and thus require a concerted effort to promote sustainable peace and development.  

The Heads of State and Governments of the ICGLR Member States have vested important and comprehensive functions regarding the management and maintenance of peace and security in the Great Lakes Region into the Regional Follow-up Mechanism (RFM) of the ICGLR. The Conference Secretariat as an important element of this Follow-up Mechanism is tasked to organize and provide the respective services to ensure that the RFM can fulfil these peace and security functions in the interest of the Member States. For the visibility of both the Great Lakes Conference Secretariat and the projects it will be embarking upon, there will be a need for a Communication Associate to assist the Executive Secretary in mobilizing and managing relationship with the Press.

The Communication Associate will participate in sensitizing the general public and target groups to the objectives and functions of the ICGLR

2. JOB DESCRIPTION

2.1 Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Secretary, the Communication Associate will have the overall responsibility for the following:

- To prepare, coordinate and implement communication policies, strategies, plans and programs for ICGLR Secretariat and its affiliated Institutions.

- Ensure that all the Public Information material about ICGLR is available for the ...(click here for more details)