UN-Habitat has been assisting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan through a variety of projects supported by different donors. UN-Habitat works in close coordination and cooperation with key urban sector ministries and local authorities, namely, Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH), Independent Directorate of Local Governance, General Directorate of Municipal Affairs (IDLG/GDMA), Deputy Ministry of Municipalities (DMM), Kabul Municipality, the Afghan Land Authority (ARAZI), and municipal authorities, in providing technical and professional advisory services, programme and project design and implementation, and capacity building. Over the last two years, UN-Habitat has expanded the portfolio of programmes and partnerships with the Government of Afghanistan at central, provincial and local levels.
The Senior Urban Advisor will be embedded in the key government agencies and partners of UNHabitat Programme, and allocate her/his time in the following manner: Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH) – 70 percent; and Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) – 30 percent.
Under the overall supervision of Senior Human Settlements Officer, UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) and direct supervision of the Country Programme Manager, the Senior Urban Advisor will be responsible for:
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