Monday, July 22, 2013
CALL FOR EXPERTS: Gender Expert Network on Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (IUCN)
The IUCN Global Gender Office is the institutional anchor of IUCN´swork on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Office is based in Washington D.C. and operates at global, regional and national levels, providing technical support to institutions as diverse as multilateral development banks, United Nations agencies, the secretariats of international conventions, international development agencies, ministries of national governments, and women’s and environmental organizations.
Responding to these new opportunities, the Office is establishing a gender expert network on environment, climate change, and sustainable development. The network will be made up of gender experts already active in key developing countries—individuals who are motivated to exchange strategies, information, and build momentum across countries and regions. The gender expert network will anchor the Office’s work in key countries, connecting international commitments on gender in the environmental and sustainable development arena to national level policies and programmes. In some cases and as necessary, gender experts may be offered the opportunity to provide professional support to IUCN’s activities—including technical inputs; advocacy; research; training; strategic networking and communications.
Members of the Gender Expert Network will be exposed to the following opportunities:
- Information and strategy exchange with the Office, and with peers in other countries and regions.
- Participation in the Office’s national and regional activities as noted below.
- Trainings on emerging topics and trends when they are scheduled in key countries or regions.
- In some cases there may be opportunities for a professional consultancy as needed.
Deadline: August 15, 2013