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Translation and Management of Gender and Elections Research Paper from English into Arabic

UNDP Regional Arab States Bureau

01 Dec 2019 Apply now Share
01 Dec 2019 Apply now Share
Task
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Requirements
We are looking for a group of experienced professional translators to translate a 140 page research paper from English to Arabic as well as one volunteer to coordinate the efforts. The translation of the paper would be divided among a group of translators equally. The research paper is on 'Gender and Elections' and is a culmination of all the most recent scholarly research on this topic. The research paper translation is an effort to make the knowledge on electoral administration and democracy available in Arabic in the Middle East and North Africa and will be published online on the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network and will be used by Arabic-speaking researchers and policy makers in the field of gender and elections and women's political participation. We will be providing the volunteers with an electoral Arabic-English-French Lexicon of electoral terminology as supportive material. The online volunteers will be requested to complete a short online assessment prior to their selection.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
The task is administered by the Regional Electoral Support Project for the Middle East and North Africa, which is an electoral project under the UNDP Arab States Regional Hub. The project supports Arab States in their capacity to administer elections and strengthen electoral authorities. One of the project's outputs is knowledge dissemination and creation. This output aims to create knowledge on elections and promote the professionalization of election administration and democratic institutions in the Middle East and North Africa region. Under this output, the project supports the creation and dissemination of electoral materials and knowledge in Arabic for Arab-speaking users in the region. This research paper on 'Gender and Elections' is part of this effort.
Volunteers: 15 needed
6-10 hours per week / 1 weeks
Proficiency in English and Arabic writing. Previous experience in professional translation from English to Arabic. Knowledge of election-related language and information. Familiarity with research and academic writing.
Asia
English, Arabic

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