UNITAR CWM has a number of key project activities in a wide range of programme areas requiring assistance based in Geneva, including but not limited to: PRTR, GHS, mercury, e-waste, waste management, support the ratification of BRS and Hg Conventions among others areas. The e-waste programme area is currently expanding and includes a number of national projects and broader global and international initiatives. Additionally, there are plans to support the development and implementation of PRTRs in developing countries. It has more than 4 active projects in different countries. Due to COVID-19, face-to face trainings will be replaced by online training programmes, these training are to be delivered in late 2020 and early 2021. Three main donors provide support to the UNITAR CWM e-waste programme area: the private sector, the European Commission (EC) and the Global Environment Facility. Activities under UNITAR CWM e-waste programme include training to police, government officials, non-governmental organizations and informal sector.
The Training Associate will support the activities under the following progamme areas: e-waste management; waste management and uPOPs reduction, support to the ratification of the Chemical-related MEAs; Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers; and information exchange and coordination system related to Chemicals and Waste Management. The Training Associate will assist with project monitoring and supervision as well as the development of training materials and tools. The Training Associate will also assist with project development and resource mobilization activities for the overall CWM Programme.
1. Support countries to develop information exchange mechanisms and reporting schemes for Chemicals and Waste Management by:
2. Assist to coordinate e-waste and waste management initiatives by:
3. Support countries in their efforts to ratify the Chemicals and Waste related MEAs by:
4. Support effective project planning, management and administration by:
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