Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, martial arts help children get away from fighting

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, martial arts help children get away from fighting

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g112DmVCikU&w=560&h=315] By Mehdi Meddeb The recruitment and use of children in armed forces is a violation of international law, and children who are recruited and forced to fight and kill suffer profound physical and psychological damage. Children not Soldiers, launched in 2014 by Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of […]

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Child Protection Officer in Kinshasa (DRC)

Post Level: P-2 Duty Station: Kinshasa (DRC) Type of Contract: Temporary Assignment Duration: 364 days Vacancy n°: VN-2015-IP-001 Closing Date: 28 January 2015  VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER PURPOSE OF THE JOB  Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Manager, legal and social protection, and the overall responsibility of the Chief of the Child […]

Po na bana: Blog [« For the children »]

To shift the traditional DRC narrative, from misery to hope, from problems to solutions, we created ‘Po na bana’, a blog literally for the children in Lingala. Material produced by the Child reporters is one of the core pillars of this platform whose strength lies within the contributions that come […]

Empowering children: Child reporters for Rights of the Child

Traditionally we have been communicating a lot for and about children, yet hardly with and though them. In 2011 we endeavored to change this in DRC. Through a combination of play and knowledge, children, aged 12-16, are familiarized with the strategic use of the Convention of the Rights of the […]

Job opportunity: M4D Coordinator in Kinshasa

Job opportunity: M4D Coordinator in Kinshasa

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – VN- 2013 – IP – 008 UNICEF Democratic Republic of the Congo is recruiting on a Temporary Appointment (364 days) – from September 2013 to August 2014 A PROGRAMME OFFICER, RAPID SMS APPLICATION U-REPORT, P2 Snapshot: Are you a motivated, experienced project manager wanting to make a positive impact […]