GLOBE International Forestry and Ecosystems Internship
Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2011
City: Westminster, London
The GLOBE International Secretariat is looking for an individual to support the activities of the “GLOBE Legislator Forest Initiative”.
The objective of this initiative is to strengthen legislation and parliamentary scrutiny structures within key forested developing countries in support of national efforts to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) and to promote Sustainable Forest Management (SFM). The initiative will work with senior legislators in key forested developing countries in order to support their efforts to create effective national REDD+ strategies.
The position will primarily be a research role covering forest policy, REDD+ and the national politics of the initiative countries. Candidates must have strong analytic and writing skills and will preferably have an existing understanding of the topic. The role will also include certain logistical and administrative responsibilities related to the coordination of the initiative.
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