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HIV/20070810 - International Expert-Trainers to conduct a training for journalists on coverage of HIV/AIDS issue in Mass Media (2 vacancies)

Ref.No: HIV/20070810
Agency: UNDP
Duration: 5 days
Expire: August 10, 2007
Terms of Reference:

UNDP HIV/AIDS Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic seeks for 2 (two) qualified International Expert-Trainers to conduct a training for journalists on coverage of HIV/AIDS issue in Mass Media.

Post Title: Two international expert-trainers on HIV/AIDS and media: one trainer for printing media, the other – for electronic media

Duration: 5 full days (3 training days, 1 day for preparatory work and 1 day for writing of the report) in the fall of 2007

Type of Contract: SSA

Starting Date: mid September 2007

Duty Station: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

More detailed Terms of Reference could be downloaded from here.

  • Strong academic background in journalism and/or social sciences.

  • Solid experience in the areas of HIV/AIDS, mass media, journalism and particularly in the areas of lecturing HIV/AIDS for media representatives

  • Relevant experience in working with mass-media, HIV/AIDS organizations, etc.

  • Strong understanding of Kyrgyzstan’s specifics and the development situation in Central Asia in general.

  • Computer literacy is an asset.

  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills are preferred.

  • Applicant must have excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills in Russian. Working knowledge of English is an advantage.

  • Detail oriented, able to meet deadlines and able to prioritize multiple tasks.

Contact information:

Interested and qualified candidates should send the expression of interest letter, their vision and agenda of the seminar, duly filled out P.11 form (available for download here), CV and relevant reference letters to indicating in the subject “International Trainer on HIV/AIDS and Mass Media (either printing or electronic media)” by close of business 10 August 2007, 16.00 (Bishkek time).

Please distribute the document to other people or organizations, which may have an experience/interest in the assignment.

Women are encouraged to apply.

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