Intern - Environment Affairs (Two Positions)

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Division of Ecosystems works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition. These internship positions are located in the UN Environment, Ecosystems Division, Northwest Pacific Action Plan at Toyama, Japan or Busan, R. Korea duty station.

The Action Plan for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northwest Pacific Region (NOWPAP) was adopted in September 1994 as a part of the Regional Seas Programme of the UN Environment. Member states of the NOWPAP are Japan, P.R. China, Republic of Korea, and the Russian Federation ( Regional Coordinating Unit of NOWPAP with two offices (in Toyama and Busan) has overall responsibility for the implementation of the NOWPAP Members' decisions regarding the operation of the Action Plan. The Regional Coordinating Unit maintains close contacts with and supports the work of the NOWPAP Regional Activity Centres and maintains cooperative relationships with other regional and international organizations.

Toyama; Busan, Japan
Monday, November 19, 2018