The Convention on Wetlands is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands and of wetland biodiversity and services. It was the first of the modern global multilateral environmental agreements and remains the only one devoted to a specific critical ecosystem.
The Secretariat of the Convention has its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, where the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) provides some administrative services to the Convention’s Contracting Parties for the operations and implementation of the Convention.
This Junior Professional position supports the implementation of the Convention through working in a collaborative, whole-of-Secretariat work style. The position is structured to provide professional development opportunities, and will offer the incumbent the chance of gaining direct career experience in terms of:
Job Description, Duties And Responsibilities:
Ramsar Site designation and information updates:
Ramsar Site conservation and protection:
Support to Contracting Parties: