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International Consultant - Development of Carbon Markets Framework and digital manual for Namibia’s engagement in carbon markets under the Paris Agreement.
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :Windhoek, Republic of Namibia - NAMIBIA
Deadline :28-Jun-22
Posted on :15-Jun-22
Reference Number :92392
Link to Atlas Project :
00117298 - Programme Support CPD 2019-2023
Documents :
General Terms and Conditions for IC
Overview :

With support from the Japanese government, UNDP Namibia is implementing a project titled” Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to achieve net-zero emissions and climate-resilient development, in response to the climate emergency”. The project has three components namely: (i) Design of Key Building Blocks for a National Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS); (ii) Technical capacity building to enhance the institutional capacity of Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) and relevant institutions, including the private sector (iii) Enabling investment climate and operationalization planning for market mechanism in Namibia. The overall objective of the assignment is to support the development of a carbon market framework in Namibia. The specific objective will be to assess Namibia’s readiness for carbon market, identify the technical and institutional capacity needs and gaps and recommend a detailed carbon market framework, develop a digital manual and policy measures required to set up such a system for the implementation of carbon market instruments. The carbon market framework will set out the policy foundation essentials to give carbon market transaction actors clarity and certainty on their rights and obligations

The International  Consultant will support the MEFT in developing an inclusive carbon market framework for Namibia’s engagement under the Paris Agreement. While the carbon market framework will focus on addressing broad policy areas for participating in carbon markets, the manual will define issues such as (a) institutional arrangement for carbon market project implementation; (b) mitigation activity development cycle; (c) approval procedures for carbon project registration and Article 6 credit issuances and transfers; (d) service fees, charges and payments; (e) criteria for methods and participating auditing entities, (f) standards and complaint redress. In addition, the consultant will work closely with a team of national experts led by the MEFT and UNDP, who will provide technical support to the consulting team.

To assist you in applying and understanding the requirements of this assignment, we have attached hereto the following:

a) The Terms of Reference for the assignment described above;

b) The Offerors Letter of Confirmation of Interest, Availability and submission of financial proposal, which you must complete and submit to UNDP; and

c) The General Terms and Conditions of the Individual Contract for yor information..

d) The  Pesonal History Form (P11)

Interested consultants must submit their proposals via UN Jobs Website (refer link below) by 28 JUNE 2022  clearly marked with the title of the consultancy Development of Carbon Markets Framework and digital manual for  Namibia’s engagement in carbon markets under the Paris Agreement with reference: IC 107297 Development of Carbon Markets Framework and digital manual for  Namibia’s engagement in carbon markets under the Paris Agreement. 

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