01 International Consultant

The project “Support to the implementation of the Resolution 80/NQ-CP on directions of  sustainable poverty reduction (2011-2020) and the National Targeted Program on Sustainable Poverty Reduction (NTP-SPR) 2012-2016", Ministry of Labour-Invalid and Social Affairs, funded by UNDP and Irish Aid  is to support the implementation of the GOVN Resolution 80/NQ-CP on directions of  sustainable poverty reduction 2011-2020 and the National Targeted Program on Sustainable Poverty Reduction 2012-2016. Its contributions to the GOVN’s target of accelerated poverty reduction in the poorest ethnic minority, mountainous and coastal areas and primarily to the One Plan output 1.1.3 and outcome 1.1. will be realized through achievement of outputs target:

(i) Poverty reduction policies under the responsibility of line ministries are streamlined, and poverty reduction is mainstreamed into line ministries’ plans and policies;

(ii) National Targeted Program on Sustainable Poverty Reduction (NTP-SPR) is designed and implemented effectively, contributing to rapid poverty reduction in poorest districts, communes and villages and of ethnic minority people through the application of innovative modalities and approaches;

(iii) System for monitoring and analysis of multi-dimensional poverty and vulnerability and high level policy dialogues on poverty and vulnerability contribute to inclusive, equitable and pro-poor development outcomes. The project will be implemented in close cooperation and coordination with other UN and development partner agencies within the One UN Initiative and the Joint GOVN-Development Partners Partnership to “Support the implementation of Resolution 80 and NTP-SPR”.

For the next period, the National Targeted Programme on Poverty Reduction (NTP-SPR) commits to pilot the block-grant and innovative models for sustainable poverty reduction from international organizations/development partners (both bilateral and multilateral) and NGOs for implementation of the NTP-SPR, with the objective of accelerating poverty reduction in the targeted areas of the program. This innovative model is considered a new decentralization management mechanism that would best meet the demands of poor women and men while promoting their pro-activeness and mobilizing local knowledge, traditions and cultures of EM/local people as have been piloted in many projects supported by the NGOs (both national and international) and development partners in Vietnam.

Based on the above mentioned requirements, the NTP-SPR Coordination Office/MOLISA, through technical supports from PRPP, needs to seek for an international consultant to (i) define and (ii) review and assess the thematic reports on innovative models for poverty reduction from NGOs, development partners (DPs), research institutions and Government agencies which will serve as inputs and be presented at workshop on identification and discussion about the possibilities of applying the block-grant and innovative models for sustainable poverty reduction in implementation of NTP-SPR which will be co-organized by MOLISA and DPs at the first quarter of 2013. 

Deadline for submission: No later than 17:00, 20th December 2012.

To adderess:  Room 301, building B, No. 35 Tran Phu, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi or email: [email protected]/[email protected]

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
MOLISA
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2012-12-20