Wednesday, May 21, 2008


EMPLOYMENT: Senior Economist (Climate Change, Energy and Trade)

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a Canadian-based not-for-profit organisation with personnel in more than 30 countries, is seeking an experienced Senior Economist (Climate Change, Energy and Trade) to participate in research and projects within IISD, and to provide advice to the Swiss government on the links between climate change, trade, finance and economic development. The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland, at IISD's European office. Successful candidates would have a solid understanding of the international and European climate change regimes, their objectives and functions. Applicants must have a few years' experience and knowledge of international trade law and policy, particularly negotiations within the World Trade Organization as well as the regional and international investment systems. They must also have strong written and oral communication skills in English and French, with the ability to read German.

Please send a CV (no longer than 2 pages including the names, phone numbers and email addresses of 2 referees) as well as a covering letter (1 page) to Fariba Di Benedetto - For more information please see The deadline for applications is 31 May.

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