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Workshop Rapporteur 

Regional Workshop on Physical / Corporal Punishment and other Forms of Humiliating Punishment to be held in Zanzibar, Tanzania from 19 to 23 March, 2012

1. Background

ANPPCAN is a pan-African child rights organization concerned with the status of children in general, and, in particular, those in need of protection. 

It was founded in 1986 in Enugu, Nigeria during the First African Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect whose theme was Child Labour in Africa.

It is registered as an international NGO in Kenya and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and also has observer status with the African Union (AU) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights based in Banjul, Gambia.

ANPPCAN seeks to engage the services of 2 rapporteur’s to produce a report on the regional workshop on prohibition and elimination of physical/corporal punishment in seven countries in the Eastern Africa region, namely Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

2. Details of the task

The main tasks of the rapporteurs will be capturing conference deliberations and production of the conference report

The detailed tasks include:

 Taking detailed notes on the Workshop:

 Synopsis of presentations and discussions of all the sessions from 19th to 23rd March 2012

 Collect presenters’ papers

 Main points raised during discussions

 Taking the main points within opening ceremony and closing ceremony speeches.

 Noting down all the recommendations made throughout the discussions during the presentations

 Presenting a Rapporteur’s report of the previous day’s proceedings during the opening session of the next day.

 Presenting a Rapporteur’s report during the closing session on day 5 of the conference. Report to include the main discussions and recommendations made during the proceedings.

 Utilising the notes taken, prepare a conference Report.

3. Deliverables:

  • Draft outline report format
  • Daily Rapporteur’s report
  • Final Workshop report.
4. Rapporteur’s Skills and Experience 
  • Experience in Rapporteur work
  • Highly literate in English
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to analyze, summarize and coherently report on diverse perspectives
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight timelines
  • Engaged in child protection issues
  • Previous experience at international conferences is an asset
  • Experience of working with partners at International, Regional and National level
5. Submission of Expressions of Interest

Please submit your expression of interest including full CV, proposed fee per day and at least t
wo autographic work as a reference to ANPPCAN Regional Office at, cc: marked ‘Expression of Interest Rapporteur by 12th March 2012

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