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UNCDF Local Finance Development Unit in Western and Central Africa is dedicated to partner with Freetown City Council (FCC - the municipal government of the city of Freetwon, the capital of Sierra Leone, established in 1893) to enable its access to market financing for its development plan “Transform Freetown”, thereby contributing to transforming the City of Freetown for the benefit of Freetown’s residents. UNCDF and FCC will partner through the Blue Peace Financing initiative set up within the framework of UNCDF partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Geneva Water Hub.
The Blue Peace Movement is a global movement led by the Government of Switzerland that aims to develop a culture of peace and preserve freshwater resources, while achieving equitable and sustainable use of water across boundaries, sectors and generations. Blue Peace Movement promotes solutions from international organisations, governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, research institutes, artists and young people. Using a variety of diplomatic, political, technical and financial tools, the Blue Peace Movement advocates for creative and innovative thinking on how to use, manage and invest in water resources.
Reporting directly to the Regional Technical Advisor for the Local Development Finance Practice as well as the Municipal Investment Finance (MIF) Global Program Manager, the Consultant will ensure proper implementation of activities planned under the partnership with Freetown City Council, within the Blue Peace Financing Initiative, in collaboration with the Local Development Finance Team for Western and Central Africa based in Dakar, Senegal.
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