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CALL FOR NOMINATION OF MEMBERS TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 2017 BOARD

CALL FOR NOMINATION OF MEMBERS TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS

WITH DISABILITIES 2017 BOARD

Call for Nomination

Following the publication of Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2016 on 19th April, 2017, the Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Protection which has the mandate on disability hereby calls upon DPOs to Nominate qualified Persons with skills and with capacity to enable the National Council for Persons with Disabilities to deliver on its mandate to the people of Kenya.

Vacant positions are as follows:

 

  1. Four positions where the members represent DPOs (organizations OF Persons with disabilities) under Section 4(1)(d) (i) of the amended PWDs Act, 2003.

 

  1. Two Positions nominated by organizations FOR Persons with disabilities, including Parents of Persons with Mental Disabilities under Section 4(1)(b)(ii) of the ) of the amended PWDs Act, 2003.

 

Nomination guide

1.      Nominees should NOT be State Officers

2.      Nominees should be competent enough to carry out prescribed roles and spearhead matters of Persons with Disability

3.      Regional balance should be adhered to/represent the face of Kenya

4.      Nominees should NOT be serving currently in other two (2) Boards

5.      Nominees should NOT be Board members of the United Disabled Persons of Kenya (the DPO umbrella body), but open to Board Members of other DPOs under UDPK

6.      Gender balance should be observed

7.      Nominees should represent Various categories of disabilities

8.      Marginalized and minority groups should be adequately represented

9.      Nominees should meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Submission of Nominees

Nomination letter and CV should be sent both in soft copy and hard copy to:

 

Principal Secretary,

State Department of Social Protection,

Ministry of East African Community (EAC), Labour & Social Protection

P.o Box P O Box 40326 – 00100

NAIROBI

 

 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

So as to be received by 10th June, 2017

 

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