Bridges Weekly Trade News DigestVolume 16Number 37 • 31st October 2012


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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Young Professionals Programme 2013 is designed to bring entry-level professionals with diverse backgrounds into the organisation. A variety of assignments are available, focusing on topics such as development, green growth, growth and innovation, regional development, and more. Applicants for these positions must have an advanced academic degree in a subject of relevance to the OECD’s work, with a minimum of two years’ full-time professional experience in related fields. For the full list of position descriptions and requirements, which are all based in Paris, please visit the OECD website.

The Economics and Trade Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-ETB) is seeking a consultant for a six-month period to contribute to UNEP-ETB’s work on trade and environment policy, including follow-up activities relating to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). Applicants for this Geneva-based position must have an advanced degree in economics, environmental economics, or a related area, along with at least five years of professional experience working in a relevant field. For the full job description and requirements, please visit the UNEP website.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is looking for an Environment Communications Specialist for a short-term assignment. The consultant would work with environment professionals to develop high-quality messaging, briefing, and outreach materials on the ADB’s Environment, Climate Change, and Safeguards programs. For more information on applying for this Philippines-based opportunity, please visit the following website.

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