Country: [@ Country- Kingston Jamaica@]|
Description of the Assignment: [@Through the funding support provided by Global Affairs Canada and the United Kingdom Government, the Enabling Gender Responsive Disaster Recovery, Climate and Environmental Resilience in the Caribbean (EnGenDER) project seeks to integrate gender equality and human-rights based approaches into disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change (CC) adaptation and mitigation, environmental management frameworks and interventions. EnGenDER also seeks to identify and address some of the gaps to ensure equal access to DRR and climate change and environmental solutions for both men, women, boys, and girls in nine (9) Caribbean countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname). In Jamaica, the EnGenDER project is implemented directly by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Multi¿country Office in collaboration with the Climate Change Division (CCD) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
A consultant is being sought to undertake a Gender Responsive Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment of Port Royal community in Kingston. The findings of which can be used as a case study for the GCF supported Gender and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan. The assessment is also expected to provide critical data to support future adaptation projects and adaptation planning for the housing sector at the local or community level. Additionally, the initiative will advance Jamaica’s efforts in supporting the implementation of the Enhanced Lima work programme on gender and its gender action plan which was approved at COP25.@]
Period of assignment/services (if applicable): 50 days over a 5-month period
Proposal should be submitted directly in the portal no later than indicated deadline [@Closed Date: 5-Sep-2022 at 4:00 p.m. New York Time@].
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing via messaging functionality in the portal. UNDP will respond in writing including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry.