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Description of the assignment: International Consultant for POPs Project Terminal Evaluation
Project name: Comprehensive Reduction and Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Pakistan
Period of assignment/services (if applicable): 51 Day (20th September 2020 till 19th December 2020)
Duty Station: Islamabad with travel to all major hotspots in Pakistan (provinces such as Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwah)
Please submit your UN P11 Form, Technical Proposal, filled Annexes (attached as Annex I, J, K and L) along with attested documents to the following address: not later than 09th September 2020.
UNDP Registry, Quotation/Bids/Proposals
United Nations Development Programme
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Tel: 051-8355600 Fax: 051-2600254-5
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 09th September, 2020
Kindly write the following on top left side of the envelop or email subject line “Bioremediation of POPs contaminated sites through green and sustainable solution”
Important note for email submissions: Please put “International consultant for POPs Terminal Evaluation“ in the subject line. Further, our system will not accept emails those are more than 3.5 MB size. If required, segregate your emails to accommodate email data restrictions. For segregated emails please use sequence of emails like Email 1, Email 2 …. in the subject line. For attachment purposes please only use MS Word, Excel, Power Point or PDF formats.
If additional information is required, please write to us or contact us at +92-51-8443288. The team will provide necessary information within due date. However, any delay in providing such information will not be considered a reason for extending the submission date of your proposal. All/any query regarding the submission of the proposal may be sent prior to the deadline at the address mentioned above.
Objectives of this project are reducing human health and environmental risks by enhancing management capacities and disposal of POPs in Pakistan through: i) the development and implementation of a regulatory, policy and enforcement system to reduce POPs releases and to regulate POPs waste disposal; ii) capacity building to reduce exposure to and releases of POPs; iii) collection, transport and disposal of 300t of PCB and 1200t of POPS Pesticides .The elimination of POPs pesticide stockpiles became even more urgent after the 2010 floods which damaged some of the storage sites of hazardous chemicals and pesticides. To ensure environmentally sound disposal of POPs, a facility to be upgraded, tested and permitted in compliance with Stockholm Convention BAT/BEP. As an alternative, the project will however keep open the option of shipment of POPs waste abroad for disposal, in compliance with the Basel Convention, if at an early stage it will result evident that the POPs cannot be disposed of using the technologies available in the country.
The project intends to achieve this objective improving the regulatory system, enhancing its enforcement, raising awareness on POPs, and by establishing the capacity for POPs monitoring, handling, transport and disposal. This will contribute to the broader Goal, which is to reduce risk for the human health and the environment by avoiding the release of POPs in the environment and preventing people exposure to POPs.
The main objective of the assignment is to undertake project terminal evaluation. The international consultant will submit the comprehensive report keeping in view main objectives of the assignment.
The International Consultant will report directly to the Assistant Resident Representative and Program Officer Environment & Climate Change Unit, United Nations Development Programme.