The UNEP Urban Environment Programme is looking for a consultant to support its work. In particular, he/she will  assist in:
  • The  coordination of the Joint Work Programme with Cities Alliance on integrating environment in City Development Strategies and in-country-programmes; and
  • The coordination of a second Joint Work Programme between Cities Alliance members (World Bank, UN-Habitat and UNEP) on Cities and Climate Change. This includes, inter alia: development of methodologies and tools at global level, managing the Knowledge Centre on Cities and Climate Change,  and overall assistance to the respective outputs of the two Joint Work Programmes.

In addition, he/she will assist the Programme Manager in developing global activities with strategic partners (including and in addition to the ones mentioned above), as they relate to the promotion of resource efficient cities. This includes measuring urban sustainability, exploring a carbon financing mechanism at city level and documenting and collecting best practices in these areas.

The deadline for applications is 8 August 2011.

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