UN Convention to Combat Desertification
The promotion of gender equality is both central to UNCCD’s mandate and is a priority within the organization’s activities. Under the overall supervision of the LDN and Land Restoration Programme Coordinator of the Global Mechanism and working in close coordination with the External Relations, Policy and Advocacy (ERPA) unit of the UNCCD, the incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:
•Contributing to the development of gender transformative projects and programmes developed by the Global Mechanism in line with the UNCCD Gender Action Plan, other relevant UNCCD policies and international best practice.
•Provide support in the development of gender responsive LDN transformative projects and programmes in close collaboration with the project managers by delivering support for improvements and/or providing gender related technical assistance on the implementation of ongoing project.
•Supporting the development and implementation of joint collaborative mechanism between UNCCD secretariat and GM led projects to ensure that opportunities to promote and implement gender responsive approaches are executed efficiently and cost effectively.