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Research facts and figures on waste management in Ghana

UNDP Ghana

07 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
07 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
The online volunteer(s) are expected to provide substantive support by researching facts and figures for developing communication material. It is planned that the selected online UNV will research and collect data (facts and figures) on waste management mainly focused on Ghana case. The selected online UNV will be deeply involved in the evidence-based policy advocacy of the UNDP in Ghana and will have opportunity to contribute and improve his/her knowledge about the subject in depth.
Research
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
The UNDP Ghana Country Office is a valued, trusted and reliable adviser to, and development partner with, the Ghana Government and other stakeholders in national development. As Ghana builds its own development solutions, UNDP provides ideas for strategic development projects and capacity building in support of continued efforts to eradicate pockets of extreme poverty, improve gender equality, reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS, promote and protect human rights and enhance environmental management. Sustainable Development Cluster supports the Government to overcome its challenges, especially, in implementing Paris Agreement and achieving SDGs through various programmes and projects on climate change, disaster risk reduction, sustainable energy as well as green economy, biodiversity and forestry and chemicals management. The Cluster is currently working on developing communication material such as factsheet, infographics, etc.
Volunteers: 1 needed
6-10 hours per week / 6 weeks
Master's degree in studies: Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Science/Policy, International Development/Relations, Social/Political Science, or other relevant. Strong interest in and dedication to supporting Ghana’s waste management issues.
Ghana
English

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