International Organisation hiring Trade Expert
South-East Asia, 07 March 2016
Enhanced Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (E-READI)
The overall objective of the E-READI facility is to support ASEAN integration with poverty alleviation as key underlying principle. The facility purpose is to support the implementation of the ASEAN Community blue prints, drawing on European experience and know how through sectoral policy dialogues (at all levels and including democratic institutions and Civil Society) supporting thus the policy development processes in areas of joint interest, and providing capacity building covering the three pillars of the ASEAN Community:
the ASEAN Security and Political pillar, including but not limited to, Human Rights, Maritime Cooperation, Peace and Reconciliation;
the ASEAN Economic pillar, including but not limited to sciences and technology, Information and Communication Technologies, energy, trade related aspects not covered by other EU-ASEAN projects, and
the ASEAN Socio-Cultural pillar, including but not limited to, climate change, disaster management, environment, education, working toward achieving sustainable development goals; and also support the reflection on how to narrow the development gaps between ASEAN most developed countries and its newer members (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam - CLMV).
Expected results include:
Effective EU ASEAN policy dialogue, exchange of experience and enhanced EU-ASEAN networks;
Improved ASEAN capacity to formulate and coordinate its integration actions at national and national level;
Enhanced consultation with civil society, including private sector;
Specific ASEAN strategies and work plans in the areas supported.
The Key Expert will support the Team Leader in achieving the project objectives by contributing knowledge, networks and project management expertise in the field of trade. Tasks will be further defined based on the Terms of Reference for the project.
Submission Deadline: 27 March 2015
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