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Panel Member for International Waters

United Nations Environment Programme
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Mar 25, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Climate Change, Other, Science Policy
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Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel to the Global Environment Facility: Panel Member for International Waters

The mission of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is to safeguard the global environment by supporting developing countries in meeting their commitments under multilateral environmental agreements on biodiversity, desertification, climate change, and chemicals.

The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) provides independent scientific and technical advice to the GEF on its policies, strategies, programs, and projects across its portfolio.

STAP is seeking an International Waters Panel Member with outstanding academic and technical credentials; a passion for tackling global environmental and sustainable development challenges; expertise in International Waters; and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary, integrated manner to bridge scientific, technological, economic, social, and policy issues.

Panel Members provide intellectual leadership in their particular area of expertise, and are expected to work effectively across the GEF’s activities, including advising on cross-cutting issues and integrated programming, i.e. outside their area of expertise. Panel Members also contribute to the development and implementation of STAP’s work plan

Panel Members are expected to work up to 65 days a year and remunerated based on the standard UN rates for consultants. Appointments are for two years and may be renewed for a further two years.

To apply please visit the "Apply" button.

The closing date for applications is 25 March 2023.

Applications by candidates from developing countries, particularly qualified women candidates, are strongly encouraged.

The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel is hosted by United Nations Environment Programme, on behalf of the GEF network.

Additional information about the GEF can be found at, and about STAP at

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