Associate Programme Officer (Stakeholder engagement), Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007342
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Task description

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Officer and within delegated authority, the incumbent will

1. Assist with the implementation of the overall strategy for regular and structured engagement with non-state actors/ major groups and stakeholders in the meetings of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and its subsidiary organs.

2. Assist with liaison with non-state actors/ major groups and stakeholders and support their registration, participation, and engagement in the meetings of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and its subsidiary organs.

4. Assist and support the team in the preparation of the upcoming UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-7) in December 2025 and all its associated events planned, such as the regional consultative meetings organised in collaboration with UNEP’s regional offices and alongside MGS from the regions. with the organization of meetings, preparation of documents and communication with non-state actors/ major groups and stakeholders.

5. Outreach and capacity building to relevant major groups and stakeholders with particular focus on underrepresented major groups accredited observers to UNEP (Indigenous peoples and farmers) as well as the Latin American and Caribbean and West Asia regions

6. Support the UN Permanent Forum on indigenous issues preparations, side events planning as well as follow up on UNEP’s inputs to the System-Wide Action Plan on indigenous issues in collaboration with colleagues from other UNEP offices.

7. Support the UNEP-wide Youth Working Group as well as the Indigenous Peoples is-sues working group within UNEP and contribute to project and programme developments.

8. Assist in the organization of the regular Major Groups Facilitating Committee meet-ings and webinars.

9. Engage in any communication related matters on substance: maintaining website up-dates, social media outreach, supporting the preparation and implementation of virtual meetings, hybrid and in-person and email communication to stakeholders.

10. Assist in the organization of the Youth Environment Assembly as well as the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum.

11. Prepare questionnaires, surveys etc. in their design and online mode and provide analysis of outputs and responses.

12. Support the accreditation of observers towards successful accreditation of non-gov-ernmental civil society organisations with environmental expertise.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

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