The Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security programme is a joint UN programme implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) under the overall coordination of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The ILO is currently planning for the expected second phase of this programme and is recruiting a Project Assistant to support the implementation of ILO activities. Phase II will build upon the outcomes of phase I of the programme and over a three-year period, will contribute to strengthened resilience and adaptive capacity of Pacific Islanders in the context of climate change and disasters, ensuring that migration and relocation remains a choice, and displacement is averted, minimized and addressed.
The final contracting of this position will be dependent on funding availability.
The Project Assistant will report to the Project Officer in Port Vila. They will receive additional technical guidance from the Technical Officer (Suva) and the Regional Migration Senior Specialist and the International Migration Branch. The Project Assistant will work in close coordination with national programme officers and specialists in the ILO Suva Office.
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