Programme Specialist (Gender and Climate Change)

Bangkok, Thailand 🇹🇭

Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

The scope of work of the Programme Specialist in the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific requires experience and in-depth understanding of gender equality and climate change mitigation and adaptation issues, to translate UN Women’s strategic plans into effective programmes and results.  It also requires developing mutually reinforcing partnerships with relevant Government counterparts, UN organizations, donors and CSOs.

Reporting to the Deputy Regional Director, the Programme Specialist is expected to engage proactively with local and regional women leaders and UN Entities to ensure gender issues are addressed on efforts related to climate change in the Asia Pacific region


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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

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