Associate Programme Officer (Global Maritime Crime Programme & Global Programme on Crimes that Affect the Environment), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007643
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description


Within assigned authority, the Associate Programme Officer (GMCP/GPCAE) will assist in the implementation of activities being carried out in the relevant field location under the UNODC GMCP sub-programme, which aims to increase regional capacities to plan, train for, and respond to environmental crime and maritime transnational organized crime. The tasks involve frequent travel to Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as to Western Africa to ensure joint cooperation of GMCP and CPCAE in the context of normative processes, such as the World Conference, the implementation of the Agreement on Marine Biodiversity of Areas beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ), and marine pollution. The incumbent will be responsible for the following specific duties:

Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under GMCP, particularly those related to programme activities in Eastern and Southern Africa under the GMCP Indian Ocean West Team, including support to maritime crime law enforcement authorities, and other criminal justice actors
Assist in the development of the global UNODC portfolio on crimes that affect the maritime environment, relevant to mandate areas of both GMCP and GPCAE, including identifying programming and fundraising opportunities, new thematic areas of engagement and partnerships and the development of new proposals and projects.

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