Project Support Unit (PSU), Department of Climate Change (DCC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)

Project Support Unit (PSU), Department of Climate Change (DCC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)


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  • National Expert in development of legal instruments-framework for data sharing and reporting. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTProject: Strengthening Lao PDR’s institutional capacity to comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement Post title: National Expert in development of legal instruments-framework for data sharing and reporting.Duration: 6 months (Part-time) Duty station: VientianeI. BackgroundOne of the most relevant challenges the implementation of the Paris Agreement poses to countries is to count with strong Transparency Frameworks. Article 13 of the Paris Agreement establishes the need of Parties to implement national robust transparent reporting and accounting systems to give clarity on action and support while providing clear information to stakeholders. As a part of building and enhancing their Transparency Frameworks, Parties of the UNFCCC Convention will progressively implement better tools and institutional practices, many of them not sufficiently developed in the countries. This is especially true for developing countries.In this regard, the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency Fund (CBIT), administered by the GEF, supports the government of Lao PDR mainly in strengthening its Enhanced Transparency Framework by means of improving the accuracy, completeness and consistency of its GHG inventories, and increasing its capacities to domestically track and evaluate mitigation measures and related finance support received, as well as generating the technical inputs needed for a medium and long-term planning contributing to improve climate related decision-making in the country. Therefore, the project is seeking the National Expert in Development of Legal Instruments Lawyer to draft legal agreement for institutional mechanism and cooperation on data collection and share system.II. Duties and responsibilities undertakenThe National expert in development legal instruments lawyer will support to the preparation of the following two documents:Develop design options for an institutional mechanism for inter-ministerial cooperation and a related roadmap, based on the diagnosis report and stakeholder feedback from output 1.1Validation the options with key stakeholders from the different ministries and agencies to present and discuss the design options for the institutional mechanism and adjust the design options if necessary.Pilot the new institutional mechanism for inter-ministerial cooperation for three months as part of the preparation of the country's second BUR.Draft a legal/institutional framework to enhance the coordination and information flow among ministries for data sharing and tracking system that facilitate the reporting and tracking of public expenditure in Lao PDR (Output 2.1).III. Reporting structure:The Expert in development of Legal Instruments will report to the Project Manager and to the head of the Directorate of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Recourse and Environment.IV. Qualifications and experience:A degree in environmental science, law and relevant fieldsA minimum of 5 years professional experience in preparation of official legal documents at Government levelExperiences in environmental matters from a legal perspectiveLanguage(s): Lao and EnglishDuty Station: MoNRE-Department of Climate Change, Vientiane Capital Project document: https://www.cbitplatform.org/sites/default/files/projects/documents/ceo-lao-pdr.pdfPlease send detailed CV along with a letter of interest by 30/06/2021:Department of Climate Change, MONRE Email:  xaigeo2011@hotmail.comTelephone: 020 29641674, Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview
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