Are You Interested In Becoming A Steering Committee Member Of The GEF Small Grants Programme In Maldives?

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Maldives have announced that they are recruiting members to be a part of the National Steering Committee of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme in the Maldives.

Established in 1992, the GEF Small Grants Programme that is implemented by the UNDP provides financial support for community-based innovation and empowerment in the areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, prevention of land degradation, protection of international waters, and reduction of the impact of chemicals and waste, while generating sustainable livelihoods.

The National Steering Committee (NSC) is the main decision body of the GEF Small Grants Programme in a country. They are responsible for the overall oversight of the Country Programme, by providing input, endorsing and overseeing the implementation of the Country Programme Strategy – the guidelines for the implementation and grant-making in each country Programme. The NCS reviews, selects and approves projects for funding.

UNDP Maldives is searching for individuals who are technically strong, passionate about contributing to community development and eager to engage voluntarily and serve as a member of the NCS. Accordingly, the focal areas by sector of representation needed in the NSC for the period of 2021 to 2024 are:

- Media
- Gender
- Persons with Disabilities
- Agriculture

If you are interested, you can send in your letter of interest along with your CV to copied to before 5pm on 30th March 2021.
Kindly contact +960 7678767 if you have any queries regarding the matter.
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