Required: Framework Agreement for UNDP Strategic Partnership Programme Development Consultant
Location: Home Based with mission travel
Application Deadline: 17-Mar-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: International Consultant
Languages Required: English
Starting Date: (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 03-Apr-2017
Duration of Initial Contract: Up to 80 days through 31 December 2017
Expected Duration of Assignment : Three years (maxi. 240 working days in the period) dependent on demand for services and performance
â€œGlobal Support to NBSAPâ€ project relates to ABT 17, which emphasizes that each Party should develop, adopt as a policy instrument, and commence implementing an effective, participatory and updated NBSAP. ABT 17 relates to all other ABTs with respect to biodiversity policy development and biodiversity mainstreaming.
In order to strengthen UNDPâ€™s ability to provide targeted technical support to Parties during the development and implementation of NBSAP, the organization is exploring partnerships with other conservation agencies to further fulfil UNDPâ€™s obligations to the CBD Strategic Plan 2020. The initial areas for collaborative programme development include: protected area programmes (terrestrial and marine), forest initiatives, and work to articulate the contribution of biodiversity to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to garner political commitment for conservation work.
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