Posted on Wed, 24 Jan 2024, 12:17
Deadline on Wed, 07 Feb 2024, 23:59
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for a qualified expert on climate change and phytosanitary issues from the Near East and North Africa region, to take part in the:
Experts should be available to attend Focus Group meetings, held virtually every month or as needed. The group is composed of members representing each FAO region and has held several meetings since September 2021. The timing of virtual meetings can rotate and sometimes meetings will be held at unusual times, so the participants are expected to be flexible. Participants should also have a good internet connection and access to virtual meetings devices. The meetings are held in English.
1. Instructions for making nominations
Nominations will be accepted from contracting parties, national or regional plant protection organizations (NPPOs or RPPOs). A nomination should only be made if the nominee has agreed to his/her nomination and can allocate appropriate time to the task as outlined in the Statement of Commitment.
Each nomination must be accompanied by the following documentation, available on this webpage:
Submissions should be sent to the IPPC Secretariat by e-mail [email protected] with copy to Ms. Mutya Frio ([email protected]) no later than 7 February 2024. The name of the nominating country or RPPO and the words “Call for Experts for CPM Focus Group on Climate Change and Phytosanitary Issues” should be placed in the subject line of the email message.
2. Specific expertise required
The expert should have relevant skills and experience in climate change and phytosanitary issues. The IPPC Secretariat will review the nominations and one selected nominee will be endorsed by the CPM Bureau based on the information provided in the nomination. The selected expert will be contacted by the IPPC Secretariat.
For further information: Please contact Ms. Mutya Frio by email: [email protected]