Contribute to enhancing national
capacities to collect, analyze, and utilise population data in the
formulation of population and development policies and in the design and
evaluation of population programmes. These tasks will involve design and
facilitation of formal training and conducting informal, on-the-job
training; identification and mobilization of potential national/regional
individual and institutional partners for more active participation in
population and development activities.
Provide technical support
towards formulation and change of policies in the area of population and
development within the context of national poverty reduction programmes.
Promote awareness and
understanding of the interrelationships between population, poverty and
the environment with special attention to gender and others cross-cutting
issues. Assist in the integration of key population issues (including
environment, gender and HIV/AIDs).
Assist in identifying current
and emerging demographic, social and economic trends and issues relevant
to population and development. Provide support to countries to take
account of population factors, both as consequences and determinants in
their national development plans and programmes.
Provide technical support in the
use of state-of-the-art methodology and techniques of conducting
population censuses and statistical surveys in order to improve data
collection, analysis and utilization of data.
Assist countries in designing
population censuses, surveys and registration systems and promote the use
of an integrated information systems, including the use of GIS, in support
of population and development and RH/FP strategies. Assist the countries
with full application of international standard instruments and analytical
techniques for population censuses and surveys.
Assist countries in the
adaptation and standardization of statistical concepts, definitions and
terminologies to improve quality and comparability of statistics in the
sub-region. Assist countries to do indepth analyses of census and survey
data on topics related ICPD.
Assist countries to assess the
need for demographic and health/RH surveys, and in carrying out both
quantitative and qualitative researches. This will include assistance in
the design, conduct and the analysis of such surveys, and researches.
Undertake analysis of costing
and financing of programmes and projects.
Analyze the development context
within which the CCAs, UNDAFs, PRSPs and SWAPs are developed, and assist
in placing UNFPA support complementary to the UN system approach to
development. Special attention will be given to human rights issues,
poverty alleviation and people-centered development.
Provide technical support at key
stages of the UNFPA country program cycle to ensure incorporation of
population and demographic profile, population and development linkages,
RH, HIV/AIDs, gender issues, girls education and human rights issues.
Throughout these processes, emphasize Results Based Management (RBM).
Identify, analyze and synthesize
lessons learned on population and development concerns at country level
and facilitate exchange of knowledge, information and experiences at the
national, regional and inter-regional level.
Assist in the formulation and
evaluation of policies and sectoral plans relating to population and
development and of action plans relating to such policies.
Perform any other duties as
required for the implementation of UNFPA’s guidelines on population and