Special Assistant to the SRSG and CEO

Partner SEforALL
Job categories Energy
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5002/11720
Department/office ECR, EOC, Water and Energy Cluster
Duty station Washington DC, USA, United States of America
Contract type Others
Contract level Other
Duration One year with possibility to extend
Application period 08-Feb-2017 to 17-Feb-2017

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Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and the environment that allows the world to thrive.  Energy is a core interest for all countries of the world, and is inextricably linked to many of the global challenges we face. Two years into the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024 and with the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular goal 7 on energy, just adopted, 2016 provides a historical opportunity for Member States and other stakeholders to strengthen our collective approach to energy.

The Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) initiative was launched in 2011 to catalyze and mobilize all stakeholders to take concrete action towards three critical objectives to be achieved by 2030: 1. Ensuring universal access to modern energy services; 2. Doubling the global rate of improvements in energy efficiency; and 3. Doubling the share of renewable in the global energy mix. Accomplishing these objectives by 2030 will require action by all countries and all stakeholders.

Active engagement with a broad range of stakeholders is a top priority for Sustainable Energy for All to share lessons and inspire action. An essential part of the mobilization efforts is the support to crucial ongoing intergovernmental processes related to energy, including in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) on Energy, the UN Decade for Sustainable Energy for All, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and key international fora and high-level dialogues.


Working directly with the SRSG and as part of the Executive Front Office that su...

Education and Work Experience: Master’s degree or equivalent plus min...

Core Competencies: Ability to interact at the most senior levels of government, ...

-   SEforALL offers exciting high-impact assignments, a collegial and ...
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