[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Request for Proposals – Legislative and Institutional Framework Consultancy

Please note the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended.

The GEF-funded programme – Implementing Sustainable Low and Non-Chemical Development in Small Island Developing States (GEF ISLANDS) seeks to address the sound management of chemicals and waste in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). This ISLANDS Programme covers four (4) geographical regions including the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands, and Atlantic Ocean Islands, and is being implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).    

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean (BCRC-Caribbean) is currently executing two (2) Caribbean Child Projects:  

  • GEF 10279, which involves nine (9) countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago); and  
  • GEF 10472, which involves three (3) countries (The Bahamas, Cuba and Dominica). 

The combined project brief and project documents are included in the RFP package.

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Legislative and Institutional Framework Consulting Team with the overall objective to assess and adapt the legislative and institutional framework to support the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes at the regional level, and at the national level in all twelve (12) Project Countries.

Open to: Regional and International Experts

Consultancy duration: Twenty-four (24) months

Consultancy start date: December 2022

Language: The proposal, including all supporting documentation, shall be written in English 

Extended Deadline to submit proposals:  on or before 11:59 pm (GMT – 4) on Sunday 06 November, 2022

The Request for Proposal Package includes: