UN-Habitat is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to implement the four years City for All Programme which started on 31 March 2016. The Programme is underpinned by then fact that harnessing Afghanistan’s cities for state building and peace-building requires three fundamental components: (i) effective land management and clear land rights and responsibilities; (ii) strategic urban planning to guide investments and establish a common vision for an inclusive and prosperous urban future; and (iii) improved municipal governance, citizen engagement and representation. Together, these create the fundamental conditions for improved state-society relations, stimulating the economy, promoting investment, increasing the legitimacy of the state in the eyes of the citizens and strengthening municipal institutions. UN-Habitat is looking for a highly qualified Municipal Governance and Finance expert to be considered as Technical Advisor for the City for All Programme. Under the overall supervision of the Senior Human Settlements Officer, UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) and the Country Programme Manager and direct supervision of the Chief of Party of the CFA Programme and in close cooperation with UN-Habitat HQ Urban Economy branch, the Technical Advisor will undertake the following tasks and activities:
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