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Re-advertisement - National Consultant to raise and increase awareness of specific areas under the ABS Project in Seychelles
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - MAURITIUS
Deadline :16-Aug-19
Posted on :07-Aug-19
Reference Number :58231
Link to Atlas Project :
00095244 - Nagoya Protocol
Documents :
Annex A Confirming Interest and Availability
Annex B-Model Contract _IC
Annex C - GCC_IC
Annex D-P.11
Overview :

Project: Strengthening human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol

Re-Advertisement - National Consultant or consultants from media company to raise and increase awareness of specific areas under the ABS Project in Seychelles


The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS), an agreement under the Convention on Biological Diversity, was adopted on 29 October 2010 in Nagoya (Japan) and entered into force on 12 October 2014. The Republic of Seychelles is a Party to the Nagoya Protocol since its entry into force (ratification) on October 12, 2014. 

The UNDP-GEF Project “Strengthening human resources, legal frameworks, and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol” (Global ABS Project) is a 3-year project that specifically aims at assisting 24 countries in the development and strengthening of their national ABS frameworks, human resources, and administrative capabilities to implement the Nagoya Protocol.

The national consultant will develop a communications strategy for MEECC, develop outreach materials, and conduct awareness raising training. The consultant must ensure to use public media where necessary and needs to consult with the National Project Coordinator for activities that need project funds such as radio spots, printing of materials etc. The consultant shall work in close coordination with the IC and project country team in Seychelles. 

Duration of the work
The assignment will be for a maximum of 40 days over 4 months

Duty Station
The Contractor will be based in Seychelles and the assignment will not involve any travel outside Seychelles.

Deadline for submission of offers -  no later than Friday 16 Aug at 18:00 hours Seychelles time (GMT +4 hrs) to the email address below:


Annex A - Letter of confirmation of interest and availability and Submission of financial proposal
Annex B - Model Contact IC 
Annex D - P11
Terms of Reference