You are here

International Consultant for the adaptation of Y-PEER manual to peacebuilding


UNFPA Albania in close consultation with RYCO, an intergovernmental organisation that stewards and promotes regional, cross-border and intercultural cooperation within and among its six Western Balkan (WB6) Contracting Parties, is hiring an international expert to assist in adapting and updating a youth peer-to-peer methodology for reaching out to the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach youth to enable them take initiative, participate in initiatives and engage for peace and trust-building in their communities and beyond.

The scope of work includes:

  • Carrying out a desk review of relevant materials/documents/analyses
  • Conducting consultations with national experts and relevant partners
  • Updating/adapting a youth peer-to-peer guide manual to peacebuilding for the Western Balkans
  • Developing a trainer’s manual based on the main guide on how to train youth teams/trainers of trainers on peacebuilding

The consultancy will involve close collaboration, including with young people to ensure that their experiences and reviews are reflected in the deliverables. It will include 30 working days within a two-month period, from the consultant's place of residence with travel to the WB6 countries, if required. For full details, please see the attached Terms of Reference.

Applicants with the required qualifications and experience should submit:

  • A written letter of application
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Their most recent UN P11 form
  • A writing sample in English
  • Relevant education certificates
  • Names with contact information of three references
  • Financial quote for the consultancy

Please send applications with the subject line “Application for International Consultant for the adaptation of Y-PEER manual to peacebuilding” to:

UNFPA Albania – Skenderbej Street, Gurten Building, 2nd floor, Tirana, Albania

or via email at

no later than 31 July 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Albania time).

Only those candidates who meet all qualifications and experience will be contacted for further consideration.