Application for A/R WG membership
The CDM Executive Board is hereby inviting applications from experts to act as members of the Afforestation and Reforestation Working Group (A/R WG)
The call opens on 8 February 2013 and ends on 3 March 2013, 24:00 GMT..Competence requirements for A/R WG members:
- Be familiar with the CDM modalities and procedures and relevant decisions of the CMP;
- Have recognized experience and/or knowledge relevant to the CDM project activity cycle;
- Demonstrate relevant working experience of at least three years, or scientific knowledge, on methodological issues related to afforestation and reforestation project activities;
- Demonstrate technical/scientific expertise, inter alia through peer-reviewed publications, in at least one of the following areas:
(a) Afforestation and reforestation methodologies;
(b) Implementation of afforestation and reforestation project activities, including development of project design documents, validation, monitoring, verification and certification;
- Be able to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, in English. Working knowledge of other UN languages is desirable;
- Have excellent drafting skills, strong operational and analytical skills, and ability to work as a member of a team;
- Have an advanced university degree in economics, forestry, environmental studies, natural sciences, engineering, or any related disciplines.
- Guidelines and modalities of work including, inter alia, conditions for membership, conflict of interest restrictions and compensation are described in the Terms of Reference of the support structure of the CDM Executive Board (ToR);
- A/R WG members will be paid daily fees for participation in and work related to the meeting, as well as travel and daily subsistence allowance in accordance with UN rules and regulations;
- Meetings may be undertaken as in-person meetings in Bonn, Germany, or as electronic meetings.
1. Read and agree to the ToR;
2. Apply by logging in* to submit a P11 form and complete a questionnaire here.
THE CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS NOW CLOSED
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According to Decision 3/CMP.1 the CDM Executive Board may establish committees, panels or working groups to assist it in the performance of its functions. The CDM Executive Board shall draw on the expertise necessary to perform its functions, including from the UNFCCC roster of experts. In this context, it shall take fully into account the consideration of regional balance.