A national researcher/team of national researchers with expertise in family law
For legal Study to identify and address legal issues arising in relation to the protection of unaccompanied and separated children
Start date: March 2023 (TBC)
End date: July 2023 (TBC)
UNICEF will implement a Legal Study in the period March-July 2023 to identify and address legal issues arising in relation to the protection of unaccompanied and separated children, including children from Ukraine and non-Ukrainian refugee and migrant children. A special focus will be paid to the legal framework related to children deprived of parental care and children evacuated from residential and alternative care settings in Ukraine who may be present in Bulgaria.
To contribute to this legal analysis, UNICEF Country Office in Bulgaria is looking for a legal consultant/team of legal consultants, specialized in the field of family law and child protection law to conduct a preliminary mapping of relevant national legislation and ad-hoc consultations with key informants and stakeholders, to identify and document case studies to analyze how specific case scenarios, to deliver key recommendations for Bulgaria to inform procedures and practices so that they effectively contribute to the promotion, protection and realization of children’s rights in Bulgaria.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications consisting of a CV and Cover Letter in English including a proposed daily fee in Bulgarian leva indicating they are applying for a national researcher in family and child protection law to the following e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org by 5th March 2023.
See the full Terms of reference here.