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2017-02-08 星期三

TOR for consultant

 For Stakeholder mapping and situation analysis

Influencing China global role for children

 

  1. Background:

In China, there is now a general consensus that China’s foreign aid needs reform to fit the ambition of them role at global stage. China’s role The past decade has witnessed a great proliferation of foreign aid actors—from government entities to private companies to individuals and social entities—and a significant rise in foreign aid volume. The Ministry of Commerce remains the leading actor managing China foreign aid. The demands and expectations of recipient countries have also diversified, covering a broad range of areas including technical assistance, capacity building, and infrastructure projects .

China is also increasingly becoming a humanitarian donor. For example, China announced during the UNGA in September 2016 a pledge of 100 million US$ to support refugees. China played also a significant role during the Ebola crisis, with humanitarian aid worth 114 million US$ and the deployment of hundreds of medical personnel to Ebola hit countries. Here again, figures are not easy to aggregate (partly because of the multiplication of actors. For example, the support to the Ebola response was coordinated by the International Cooperation Department of the National Health and Family Planning Commission). Having said that, China’s humanitarian assistance remains extremely limited compared to the size of its GDP and its role in global governance and policy discussions of the humanitarian system remains limited as well.

Save the Children is under taking a strategic planning process to explore the opportunities to advance the increase China’s global for children internationally. The assignment will bring a solid knowledge base for Save the Children to understanding key stakeholders and states call in the topic.

 

  1. Key outcome of the assignment:

A short paper to capture the current situation on China’s foreign Aid and its trend related with children and their families, key stakeholder mapping and suggestion of Save the Children’s focus area of intervention.

The short paper will particularly highlight:

  • The latest development in terms of China’s Foreign aid including a short summary of the December 2016 White Paper on Foreign Aid released by the State Council
  • A brief summary of the current focus on China’s foreign aid, especially in the sector of child health, nutrition, education, child protection and child poverty
  • A mapping of the key actors involved in Foreign Aid in China (both State actors as well as academicians and think thanks)
  • An outline of Save the Children’s potential opportunities of engaging with the China foreign aid agenda

       A presentation to senior Save the Children’s staff in strategic planning meeting

  • The assignment will include the development of a slide deck of around 20 slides presenting the main findings of the paper

 

  1. Qualification for the consultant:
  • Great understanding of Chinese political and social policy framework, Chinese aid and new development policy around “ one belt , one road”, south to south partnership.
  • Previous experience working on similar topic
  • Understanding of English and Chinese

 

  1. Time frame of the work:
  • Internal presentation of initial find by 20th of Feb
  • Full paper by end of March

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to le.wang@savethechildren.org before 17,Feb. 2017

 
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