Environmental Law Expert, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1006310
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Background: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, UNEP works through its divisions as well as regional, liaison and out-posted offices and a growing network of collaborating centres of excellence. This position is located in UNEP’s Law Division at its Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The Law Division is the lead Division charged with carrying out the functions of UNEP in the field of environmental law, governance, and related policy issues, including those related to multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). The incumbent will specifically work in the Frontiers in Environmental Law Unit (FELU) of the Law Branch within the Law Division. The Unit’s main focus of work is to identify and monitor emerging issues, innovative approaches, and other frontier issues relevant to the effectiveness and progressive development and implementation of environmental law. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the head of the Frontiers in Environmental Law Unit (FELU) of the Law Division, the consultant will undertake the following activities: 1. Assess the governance regime of space pollution.

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