STATE OF BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2020
Deadline: 15 February 2021
A Local NGO
whose work is centred on a core group of rights which are reflective of
natural resources governance namely, environmental, economic, social, and cultural
(EESC) rights, seeks the services of a consultant to produce a report
on the state of business and human rights in 2020. The report
will aid in influencing reforms within legal and institutional frameworks
governing the environment and natural resources sector and guide implementation
of future projects.
a 2020 State of Business and Human Rights in Zimbabwe Report
Specific Terms of Reference
develop an information base on business and human rights issues in 2020.
identify gaps in the legal and policy framework governing business and human
rights operations in Zimbabwe.
propose recommendations to promote mineral resource equity in Zimbabwe.
Deliverables and timelines
assess, and document cases of business and human rights issues in the
mineral host communities in Zimbabwe (Mutoko, Zvishavane, Manicaland,
Gwanda and Chivi).
- Carry out
key informant interviews in the selected areas.
a comparative analysis of the local laws with international and regional
best practices and identify gaps in the current legal framework.
examples from international standards and cases.
the mineral revenue transparency and accountability trends of mining
companies and Government in the selected areas.
the participation of women, youth and children living with disabilities in
the areas selected.
against plagiarism and reference sources.
The consultant is required to complete the work within
1 month of signing the contract.
- At least five years’ experience in the human rights work.
- A degree in law; The ability to research, write, review, and
produce high quality work; competency in clear, concise documenting in
Persons with demonstrable
experience of conducting similar work are encouraged to submit: An Expression
of Interest (EOI) which is not more than 5 pages. The EOI must detail
applicant’s understanding of the TORs, costs; a summary of applicant’s skills
and experience relevant to conducting this kind of assignment; applicant’s
Curriculum Vitae, with names of three referees and their contact details (email
and phone). Applications which do not contain all the above documents will be
regarded as incomplete and will not be considered. Applications must be
addressed to email@example.com by the 15th of February
2021. The title of the consultancy should be clearly stated in the email
subject and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.