Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
22 March 2017 | IUCN Commission on Environment, Economics, and Social Policy
The Chair of CEESP seeks nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Chair(s) on the Theme on Environmental Peacebuilding, Security and Conflict Resolution, if two chairs (or young professional deputy) they should come from two different geographic regions. Candidates for the Chair(s) should preferably be familiar with both CEESP and be committed to working cross-sectorally across different disciplines.
Nominations should be submitted to Iben Munck at firstname.lastname@example.org and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Self-nominations, and nominations of other people are both permitted, but nominations of others should include a statement as to if the person in question has agreed to serve if appointed. The intention is to appoint the chair as soon as possible.
The Theme on Environmental Peacebuilding, Security and Conflict Resolution focuses the integration of natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict. The Theme is constituted on the understanding that building more effective environmental governance and policy can reduce conflict and ensure security from local to global levels. At the same time reducing conflict and conflict potential and strengthening security underpins environmental sustainability.
The terms of reference of the Chair/Co-Chairs are:
While developing the full work programme of EPSCR, it will be the responsibility of the appointed Chair(s), to carry out the following tasks:
EPSCR activities should ultimately contribute to supporting the CEESP Mandate and contribute to the implementation CEESP Strategic Plan for 2016-2020.
All appointments as CEESP Thematic Chairs, Regional Vice Chairs, Specialist Group Chairs and Taskforce leads are subject the BYLAWS of the IUCN Commission on Environment, Economic and Social Policy.