UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
By placing the rights of women at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates the efforts of the United Nations system to ensure that commitments to gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into actions around the world. It provides strong and consistent leadership in support of member states’ priorities and efforts, by establishing effective partnerships with civil society and other stakeholders. UN Women Burundi’s Strategic Note 2019-2023 aligns with UN Women’s Global Strategic Plan 2018-2021, the National Development Plan 2018-2027, the National Gender Policy (PNG) and UNSC Resolution 1325 action plans for 2017-2021, UNDAF (2019-2023) and the United Nations Resilience Framework. It captures the triple mandate of UN WOMEN (Normative, Coordination and Programmatic) aimed at supporting government and partners to achieve lasting results for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, building on its comparative advantages.
The strategic note prioritizes three outcomes; i) An environment for the implementation of WPS commitment is enabled in Burundi through the participation and influence of key governmental and non-governmental stakeholders’t; ii Women, including those in refugees/ IDPS camps and other vulnerable situations, experience enhanced safety, security, physical and mental health, and their human rights respected in conformity with ratified regional and international instruments’; iii) Women and girls participate in and benefit from socio-economic recovery opportunities in the context of peace and resilience-building’.
Hence, UN Women Burundi is structured in three main components: (1) Women Leadership and Participation/ Women Peace and Security (LPP/WPS); (2) End of Violence Against Women and Girls/Human Rights (EVAWG) and (3) Women Economic Empowerment (WEE).
In the context of achieving the output “Women and girls contribute and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience, and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts and from humanitarian action”, Burundi Country Office. Working in close collaboration with all other programme specialists and Reporting to the Programme Specialist WEE, the Programme Analyst contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes by providing substantive inputs to Humanitarian programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation. The Programme Analyst guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women humanitarian interventions by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of required systems and procedures. The Programme Analyst works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under this portfolio.
Moreover, the Humanitarian Programme Analyst will oversee the development of Humanitarian activities cross-cutting in all the Programme areas, provide capacity building to Burundi Office and IPs on gender in humanitarian action, establish and strengthen partnerships, and develop relevant knowledge products on this area.