The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) is a regional fisheries management organization (RFMO) established under the provisions of Article XIV of the FAO Constitution. The main objective of the GFCM is to promote the development, conservation, rational management and best utilization of living marine resources as well as the sustainable development of aquaculture in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. To this end, the GFCM formulates and recommends appropriate measures for the conservation and rational management of living marine resources and ensures these recommendations are implemented; constantly reviews the economic and social aspects of the fishing industry, recommending specific measures in connection with its development; promotes and carries out training, research and development activities, in addition to cooperation and technical assistance in fisheries-related fields; collects, publishes and disseminates information on exploitable living marine resources and on fisheries exploiting these resources; promotes programmes for marine and coastal fisheries enhancement.
The core activities and overall workplan of the Commission are financed by its Members through a Trust Fund. Additionally, GFCM receives voluntary contributions for the development of ad-hoc projects and outreach activities to be implemented at regional level within its area of competence.
The Programme Specialist/s will report to the GFCM Programme Officer, and depending on assigned tasks will work under the direct supervision of the GFCM Finance Officer and in close collaboration with other relevant technical staff and consultants in the GFCM Secretariat, including programme and operations experts
Tasks and responsibilities:
Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following: