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08 Feb 2019
International Consultant for Mid-Term Project Evaluation (Dniester)
ISSUED BY OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine VACANCY NUMBER VNUKRC00543 VACANCY TYPE Experts/Consultants FIELD OF EXPERTISE Economic and Environmental Affairs DUTY STATION Kyiv DATE OF ISSUE 28 January 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION 17 February 2019 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
30 Jan 2019
Communication Consultant for the Coastal Fisheries Initiative
A vacancy announcement for a communication specialist to work with the GEF-funded Coastal Fisheries Initiative has been has been posted on the FAO Employment website: Communication Specialist (GFCM – CFI) (1900156) for which the closing date for receiving applications is 22 February 2019
24 Jan 2019
Indonesian Sea LME Regional Project Coordinator
The Indonesian Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (ISLME) sits at the heart of the Indonesian and Timor-Leste archipelagic waters, and is both a crossing point between the Indian and Pacific Oceans and a link between the other archipelagic seas and the seas of East and Southeast Asia. This makes the ISLME the region a centerpiece of many trans-boundary issues and challenges within the region. The project is designed to strengthen regional cooperation and support the effective and sustainable management of the ISLME. FAO with support from GEF funding recently has approved a USD 4 miliion project to to strengthen regional cooperation and support the effective and sustainable management of the Indonesian Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (ISLME). The ISLME project offers a vehicle for promoting more holistic, large-scale thinking about the management of shared and interconnected ecosystem resources across all boundaries within the LME (between Indonesian sub-national borders and between Indonesia and Timor-Leste). The project will play a catalytic role in the identification of transboundary concerns and assist Indonesia and Timor-Leste to restore and sustain coastal and marine fish stocks and associated biodiversity through the collaborative development and subsequent implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP).
16 Jan 2019
Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project Director
Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between the Nippon Foundation and GEBCO, launched at the United Nations Ocean Conference in 2017. It aims to facilitate the complete mapping of the ocean floor by 2030, through a compilation of all available existing bathymetric data and new bathymetric data collection to produce the definitive map of the world ocean floor and make it available to all. It builds on more than 100 years of GEBCO's history in global seafloor mapping and aims to empower the world to make policy decisions, use the ocean sustainably and undertake scientific research based on detailed bathymetric information of the Earth’s seabed. Completing the mapping of the world’s oceans will increase our understanding of oceanic processes and can have a colossal impact on activities such as tsunami forecasting, fishing resources, environmental change, underwater geo-hazards, cable and pipeline routing, mineral extraction, energy production and communications infrastructure construction.
10 Jan 2019
Job Posting: Internship in Conservation Finance in Sustainable Fisheries
Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is looking for an intern in Eschborn (near Frankfurt) in the field of conservation finance for the period 01.04.-30.09.2019.
07 Dec 2018
International Consultant: Development of a Roadmap for the NOWPAP Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Conservation Strategy
NOWPAP is looking for a seasoned marine biodiversity expert with international standing and policy experience who could provide strategic direction and assist us in the development of the Regional Action Plan on marine and coastal biodiversity conservation in the coastal areas of the Northwest Pacific (covered by NOWPAP boundaries).
03 Oct 2018
GRID-Arendal seeks a Marine Spatial Planning Expert
GRID-Arendal ( is a small, flexible organization with highly qualified staff that specializes in complex environmental issues. We seek an expert in marine spatial planning to join our team and support our ongoing work in marine management. The ideal candidate will develop and lead projects related to marine spatial planning, with a particular focus on supporting developing countries. You must have an established network of partners and have experience working with UN agencies, international development programmes or similar.
17 Aug 2018
Individual National Consultant on Gender - Nile Basin Initiative
Assignment –Preparation of Project Document for GEF Funded Project on Enhancing Conjunctive Management of Surface and Groundwater Resources in Selected Transboundary Aquifers: Case Study for Selected Shared Groundwater Bodies in the Nile Basin
13 Aug 2018
DEPUTY HEAD OF SECRETARIAT - World Resources Institute - London