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Legal Consultant
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Grade: Consultant/Contractor, Unspecified
Occupations: Legal Affairs
Job Expired 19 Sep 2021
Expired
Added 1 month ago
Job Description

Result of Service

• The report prepared should be in Arabic and in electronic format.
• Minimum report submitted should not be less than 25 pages minimum.
• A 2 to 4 pages executive summary of the report.

The completed parts should be edited and saved in MS-Word (• .docx file) or an alternate compatible format. PDF format will not be accepted. It should include a table of contents to be automatically updated followed by a list of all tables and figures. The various parts should be submitted in electronic form and sent to the email address of the designated focal point.

Attention is kindly drawn to the need to ensure that the final draft of the outputs be thoroughly reviewed prior to submission and to indicate the sources of tables and diagrams. References to reports and other substantive material should be clearly indicated within the text and noted at the end. It is also essential to send, with the completed output, photocopies or scans of at least the first page of books, reports and bulletins, used as reference material as well as copies of the pages quoted. The content of the generated document shall be the sole prop4rty of ESCWA. The content cannot and must not be presented, discussed or published by the consultant without the express authorization of ESCWA.

The consultant shall keep in mind that UN-ESCWA routinely checks all deliverables.
The total time to deliver the final output of the consultant spans 12 weeks beyond the date of the signature of the contract.

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Work Location

Beirut

Expected duration

The total time to deliver the final output of the consultant spans 12 weeks beyond the date of the signature of the contract.

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant shall propose to the designated ESCWA focal point a detailed version of the report outline. The proposed report should include the following sections:
(1) Reviewing best regional and international practices of legal frameworks of e-Commerce;
(2) Analysing the different existing legal frameworks related to e-Commerce in Libya;
(3) Holding interviews with the main stakeholders and realising a summary of their remarks and observations;
(4) Suggestion of the a draft law of e-Commerce and Consumer protection based on the gap analysis, national needs, and ESCWA directives on cyber legislations.
ESCWA promotes gender equality and integration of youth through its publications and therefore the consultant should pay attention, with the help of ESCWA staff, to gender considerations and youth dimension throughout the research work and thereby ensure that the narrative language should be gender sensitive.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree in law, economy or a related field is required; a Ph.D. is desirable.
Experience: At least 5 years of experience and research in legal and regulatory aspects of cyber legislation is required. A concrete knowledge in the domain of cybercrime laws is desirable
Language: Fluency in written and spoken Arabic is required; a good knowledge of English is desirable

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Additional Information

No

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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