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JOB - Project and policy officer on Natural Resources (Permanent contract)

09/05/2022 - Vacancy

Central Africa; Natural Resources

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) is recruiting a Project and policy officer on Natural Resources. The project and policy officer is responsible to develop and coordinate the work of the network on natural resources and in particular on issue such as: responsible sourcing/conflict... Read more

Press Release - CENI: the European Union must adopt a firm position on the respect of the electoral process in the DR Congo

27/10/2021 - Press release

DRC, European Union; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

> Download the press release (PDF).  The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) and its members regret that the appointment of the new president of the CENI Denis Kadima took place in the absence of consensus. The European Union (EU) must do everything possible to avoid a major political... Read more

Call for tenders - Consultancy: EU advocacy strategy & targets

14/09/2021 - Call for tender

European Union; All thematics

EurAc is currently in the process of finalising the design of its new global strategy for the period 2021 - 2024 and is looking for a consultant to strengthen the advocacy component of this strategy. What? The consultant will provide to EurAc a proposition on how to connect all levels in order to... Read more

 

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc), created in 2003, aims to help the Great Lakes region build a better future. EurAc carries out advocacy work for a strong, coherent and sustainable engagement by the European Union and its Member States integrated to a regional approach. EurAc gathers 36 European civil society organisations that work on and in the region and that support local civil society in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda in promoting peace and development, and in defending human rights.

 

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06/04/2022 - Vacancy - (EN)
Great Lakes; Natural Resources

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) is recruiting a Project and policy officer on Natural Resources.

The project and policy officer is responsible to develop and coordinate the work of the network on natural resources and in particular on issue such as: responsible sourcing/conflict minerals regulation; and land conflict in the Great Lakes region (DRC, Burundi and Rwanda). The position will lead on influencing EU targets and coordinate the work amongst EurAc’s members and other partners from civil society organisations.

 

Notably, he/she must:

  1. Develop EurAc’s analyse and position on natural resources and mobilise actors inside and outside the network around the thematics;
  2. Design and implement EurAc’s advocacy strategy on natural resources;
  3. Coordinate and implement activities to be carried out in the framework of consortium projects.

 

The Project and Policy Officer is accountable to the Director regarding daily activities.

Read more in the TOR.

 

25/01/2022 - Communiqué - (EN/FR)
DRC; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

35 signatory organisations urge the Congolese authorities to release the 13 human rights defenders (HRDs) of LUCHA, arbitrarily detained in the town of Beni after having organised a peaceful demonstration denouncing the killings of civilians in this part of the Province of North Kivu. 

17/11/2021 - Policy Brief - (EN)
DRC, European Union; Inclusive political participation & Human Rights

In this policy brief, EurAc and its member organisations outline recommendations for a more coherent, continued, and strategic Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) engagement by the European Union (EU) and its Member States focusing on pre-election, elections and post-election times in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).