Deadline: 31 December 2016
The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is seeking applications with an aim to provide partner countries with financial and technical support to improve economic policies around sustainability to foster economic growth, create income and jobs, reduce poverty and inequality, and strengthen the natural environments that their economies.
Governments and PAGE partners work together through shared commitment to achieve sustainable development for all. The programme places an emphasis on country ownership and therefore engagement is shaped and driven by key national ministries, in cooperation with national stakeholders.
PAGE brings together the expertise and broad convening power of five UN agencies – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – to provide a comprehensive and coordinated package of technical assistance and capacity building services.
By 2020, PAGE aims to catalyse the transformation process of 20 countries’ economies by shifting investment and policies towards the creation of a new generation of assets: clean technology, well-functioning ecosystems, and a skilled labour force with green jobs driven by strong institutions and good governance.
- Demonstrated high-level support and commitment of key ministries, evidence of inter-ministerial coordination, a written expression of interest, and a clear demand for technical assistance;
- Identified linkages between potential national activities to be carried out through PAGE and relevant national planning processes such as for the SDGs and NDCs, as well as the United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAFs);
- Presence and/or existing activities of the five PAGE agencies in the country and agencies’ capacity to respond, including through complementary programming such as PEI;
- Regional balance and inclusion of both larger and smaller economies.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can download the application form via given website.
For more information, please visit Partnership for Action on Green Economy.