Call for experts (JI accreditation panel members) - eighth call

The Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC) is hereby inviting applications from experts to act as members of the JI Accreditation Panel (JI-AP) with a view to select members for the new term of service of the panel at its twenty-ninth meeting.

Call for experts (JI accreditation panel members)

The call opens on 19 March 2012 and ends on 19 April 2012, 24:00 GMT.

Current JI-AP members shall submit their applications for automatic inclusion in the short list, should they wish to continue. Experts wishing to be considered by the JISC as a member of the JI-AP are invited to apply and shall:

Competence requirements


Be familiar with the JI guidelines and relevant decisions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP);

(b) Have recognized experience and knowledge relevant to the JI project cycle;
(c) Have demonstrated relevant working experience of at least two years at a managerial/decision-making level in a national, regional or international accreditation body;
(d) Be able to communicate fluently, both in writing and orally, in English. A working knowledge of other United Nations languages is desirable;
(e) Have excellent drafting skills, strong operational and analytical skills, and the ability to work as a member of a team;
(f) Possess an advanced university degree in economics, environmental studies, natural sciences, engineering, development studies, or any related discipline;
(g) Be free from any interest that might cause the panel to act in other than an impartial and non-discriminatory manner.

Candidates wishing to be considered as experts in baseline setting and monitoring shall, in addition to satisfying the competence requirements listed above (with the exception of (c)), have demonstrable technical/scientific experience related to baseline setting and monitoring.

Work conditions for a JI-AP member

Guidelines and modalities of work including, inter alia, conditions for membership, conflict of interest restrictions and compensation are described in the ToR;
The time commitment for a panel or working group member is estimated to be at least 20 working days per year, including travel time, meeting time, preparation and other activities.

The application is now closed

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According to decision 9/CMP.1 on guidelines for the implementation of Article 6 of the Kyoto Protocol JI guidelines, the JISC shall draw on the expertise necessary to perform its functions, in particular taking into account national accreditation procedures. In accordance with paragraph 2 of rule 27 Rules of procedure of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (version 02) (180 KB), the JISC may establish subcommittees, panels or working groups to assist it in performing its functions.