United Nations Volunteers Environmental Law Specialist Jobs in Kenya
United Nations Volunteers Environmental Law Specialist Jobs in KenyaEligibility criteria Minimum age 25 years old.
Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task
Under the direct supervision of the Head of the International Environmental Law Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Assist in performing UNEP’s roles and functions as Secretariat under the Montevideo Programme V – a global program on supporting countries to advance environmental rule of law - including the servicing of meetings, preparation of background documents, and preparing meeting reports;
Keep the UNEP-Law and Environment Assistance Platform up to date with environmental law news and knowledge products, and perform relevant data analysis;
Support the Law Division with legal research for the Second Global Environmental Rule of Law Report to be published in 2021;
Assist in administering capacity building programmes for Member States on environmental law under the Montevideo Programme V;
Assist in the review of legal documents, instruments, or other material on environmental law and related areas under the Montevideo Programme V;
Assist in the preparation of legal opinions/advice on a wide range of environmental law issues under the Montevideo Programme V; and
Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Required degree level Master degree or equivalent
Education - Additional Comments
Specialization in environmental law, international law or related field.
Required experience 24 Months
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in environmental law or environmental governance.
Prior experience at the international level is advantageous
English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Chinese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise International law, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details
Environmental law or environmental governance
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Volunteers Environmental Law Specialist Jobs in Kenya
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