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. It is in respect of the above, that UNDP is seeking to engage an individual national consultant to work together with an international consultant recruited by UNDP, MEFT and multi-stakeholders.
The overall objective of the assignment is to support the development of a carbon market framework in Namibia. The specific objective will be to undertake comprehensive policy, regulatory and legal reviews to assess Namibia’s readiness to engage in carbon markets.
The National consultant will work with the international consultant to support MEFT in the development of carbon market strategy/framework for Namibia. While the carbon market framework will focus on addressing broad policy areas for participating in carbon markets, the guidance manual will define issues such as (a) institutional arrangements 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. The national consultant will also undertake comprehensive policy, regulatory and legal reviews to assess Namibia’s readiness to engage in carbon markets.
o 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 National Consultant – Development of Carbon Markets Framework and digital manual for Namibia’s engagement in carbon markets. with reference: IC 107305 – National Consultant – Development of Carbon Markets Framework and digital manual for Namibia’s engagement in carbon markets.
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TERMS OF REFRENCE
LETTER OF CONFIRMATION OF INTEREST
PERSONAL HISTORY FORM _P11
General Terms and Conditions for IC
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