Ramsar Convention – Call for proposals for legal services

The Ramsar Convention Secretariat is seeking a qualified consultant to provide legal advice and support the Secretary General, the Convention’s Bodies and subsidiary groups on a retainer basis. More specifically, the Legal Adviser is expected to:

– Provide legal and procedural advice and substantive support to the Secretariat in all phases of the preparation and running of the meetings of the Bodies of the Ramsar Convention and subsidiary working groups, as appropriate.

– Provide legal advice to the Secretariat, other Convention Bodies and subsidiary working groups, as appropriate, on the interpretation, application or amendment of the Ramsar Convention’s Rules of Procedure, resolutions, policies and guidelines.

– Advise and support the Secretary General in matters related to the Convention, including Rules of Procedure, decisions, resolutions, policies, guidelines and any other matter related to the functioning of the Convention and its subsidiary bodies that may be identified.

The full Call for Proposals for Legal Adviser may be viewed at  http://www.ramsar.org/sites/default/files/documents/library/call_proposals_legal_adviser_e.pdf.

All expressions of interest should be submitted by email, before 23 April 2017 5pm Swiss Time, to: ramsar@ramsar.org