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Consultant for Green Fiscal policy


UN Environment Programme


Industry and Economy Division, Economic and Trade Policy Unit

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March 3, 2024

The work of the consultant will contribute to 1) the development of a IKI project on ‘Fast tracking transformation through the promotion of sustainable public incentive systems; 2) the development of a global campaign on repurposing environmentally harmful subsidies; and 3) the implementation of UNDA project on ‘Financing NbS for Green and Inclusive recovery’ with a goal to support countries in delivering the SDGs and the commitment under the Paris Climate Agreement and the Kunming- Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework The work of the consultant will also contribute to ‘Nature’, ‘Biodiversity’ and ‘Finance and Economic Transformation’ Programmes being developed by UNEP with a focus on analysis options for agricultural fiscal policy reform as part of a broader effort to scale up finance and investment to Nature-based solutions. The consultant will coordinate (country specific) activities with regards to agricultural fiscal policy analysis across the UNEP house, particularly projects and activities let by UNEP’s Industry and Economy Division.

Expected duration: 21 months

Special Requirements
• Master’s or higher degree in economics, public policy, environment policy or a related field. • At least five years of accumulated work experience in public policy with a focus on macro economic policy (including fiscal policy) is required. Knowledge on environmentally harmful subsidies (i.e. fossil fuel subsidies and agricultural subsidies) is desirable. • Professional experience in producing economic/fiscal policy analysis both at global, national and sectoral levels and providing policy advice to national governments is required. • Experience of working with governments and the UN system on the theme of Green Economy and sustainable development is desirable.

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