Editing documentary videos with a gender perspective, Bolivia At UN Women Bolivia

Closing date: Tuesday, 5 September 2023


Description of assignment title: Editing of documentary videos with a gender perspective

Assignment country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Expected start date: Invalid Date

Sustainable Development Goal: 5. Gender equality

For how many hours per week will the volunteer be required?


Host entity: UN Women Bolivia

Type: Online

Duration: 6 weeks

Number of assignments: 1


Mission and objectives

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. Over many decades, the UN has made significant progress in advancing gender equality, including through landmark agreements such as the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Gender equality is not only a basic human right, but its achievement has enormous socio-economic ramifications. Empowering women fuels thriving economies, spurring productivity and growth. Yet gender inequalities remain deeply entrenched in every society. Women lack access to decent work and face occupational segregation and gender wage gaps. They are too often denied access to basic education and health care. Women in all parts of the world suffer violence and discrimination. They are under-represented in political and economic decision-making processes. For many years, the UN has faced serious challenges in its efforts to promote gender equality globally, including inadequate funding and no single recognized driver to direct UN activities on gender equality issues. UN Women was created to address such challenges. It will be a dynamic and strong champion for women and girls, providing them with a powerful voice at the global, regional and local levels. Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the UN Charter, UN Women, among other issues, works for the: -elimination of discrimination against women and girls; -empowerment of women; and -achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and s


* Participar de reuniones de coordinación sobre la estructura de los videos documentales. * Revisar la base de datos y el guión de los videos documentales y crear un plan de edición. * Recortar los segmentos de imágenes y montar la secuencia de los videos, introducir la música, los diálogos, los gráficos y los efectos. * Crear cortes provisionales y finales, además de videos cortos para redes sociales. * Asegurar una secuencia lógica y un desarrollo fluido a corde a la temática y los personajes. * Consultar con las partes interesadas, desde la producción hasta el proceso de posproducción. * Entregar videos documentales en formato editable y en full hd.

Task description

ONU Mujeres busca un editor de video talentoso que se encargue de la edición cuatro videos documentales con perspectiva de género de 15 min que responda a los lineamientos de la agencia, a partir de una base de datos (imágenes, videos y audio que ya estan grabadas y guionizadas) que serán proporcionadas al voluntari@.


Required experience

* Profesional de comunicación, diseño, arte, o ramas afines. * Conocimiento y/o experiencia en elaboración de materiales con perspectiva de género. * Experiencia de al menos dos años en edición de videos documentales. * Manejo de paquetes de edición de video y audio (Adove premier, after effect, ilustrator, etc).


Spanish, Level: Mother tongue, Desirable

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Inclusivity statement

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.


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