Indigenous Peoples Consultant Songdo, South Korea
The Green Climate Fund (“the Fund”) is a multilateral fund created to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change.
The Fund will contribute to the achievement of the ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In the context of sustainable development, the Fund will promote the paradigm shift towards low emission and climate resilient development pathways by providing support to developing countries to limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change, taking into account the needs of those developing countries particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change.
The Fund is governed by a Board, composed of an equal number of members from developed and developing countries. The Fund is operated by an independent Secretariat headed by an Executive Director and pursues a country driven approach in its operations.
The Board of the Fund requested the Secretariat to prepare for consideration by the Board, at its seventeenth meeting, a Fund wide Indigenous Peoples policy in decision B.15/01, paragraph (a). In this context, the Fund is seeking to hire a Consultant who has extensive experience working with the rights and protection of indigenous people
and is well versed with international instruments and charters like the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The Consultant will be based at the Fund’s headquarters in Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea and may also work remotely as per mutual agreement. The position is for a 3 month period with the possibility of an extension.