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Intern - GEF
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jan-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries' efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, which will guide global development priorities through 2030. The key 2030 Agenda principle of leaving no one behind and stamping out inequality is at the core of everything we do.
UNDP focuses on helping countries build and share solutions in three main areas:
In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.
INTERNSHIP OFFICE BACKGROUND:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is an Implementing Agency of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), an Accredited Entity to the Green Climate Fund, and Multilateral Implementing Entity to the Adaptation Fund. UNDP’s Global Environmental Finance Unit supports developing countries in accessing funding from these vertical funds to finance activities that enhance their efforts to address climate change. It provides countries with highly specialized technical services for eligibility assessment, project design and formulation, identification and mobilization of project co-financing, project implementation management, project results management and evaluation, and knowledge management. UNDP staff support countries in identifying, designing and implementing financing mechanisms that can support and catalyze investments for climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
The main objective of the internship is to provide research analysis support for a variety of tasks targeting interventions in multiple countries within the Asia and Pacific region, which will seek financing from a variety of sources. This can include (but is not limited to): supporting pipeline and portfolio management, data analysis and GIS; conducting desk research and analysis on country contexts, climate change adaptation and mitigation projects and vertical funds; supporting knowledge management products and publications; and providing administrative support to the team.
The intern will work closely with members of the UNDP-GEF unit in the Bangkok Regional Hub and will coordinate with various teams performing specialized tasks (proposal development, implementation, knowledge management, safeguards, gender, procurement, budget and etc.) that together enable the efficient mobilization and delivery of impact and results that assist countries to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change.
The intern will assist in the following duties and responsibilities:
Required Skills and Experience
Candidates must meet one of the following educational requirements:
Field of study: development related field such as environmental studies, economics, statistics, computer science, data analysis, public or business administration, law, public health or international relations.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.