No. 2023-015

Dear Madam/Sir,

I would like to bring to your attention a note verbale addressed to all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Offices in New York, Geneva, Nairobi and Vienna, the United Nations departments and bodies, specialized agencies, intergovernmental and other organizations, inviting them to nominate candidates for the position of Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the level of Assistant Secretary-General, based in Montreal, Canada.

The announcement is also available, together with the terms of reference for the position, on the United Nations website at the following link: . The United Nations is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

All nominations and applications should include the curriculum vitae of the candidates and must be sent by e-mail to UNEP's Executive Office at no later than 24 March 2023.

The text of this notification is also available on the CBD website at: .