Underwater Cultural Heritage Consultancy Extended and updated

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 UNESCO is calling for consultancy related to the Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) protection and management in the five countries in Micronesia and to provide recommendations for strategic actions towards ratification of UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (2001 Convention).

The consultants (2 persons) will gather, review, synthetize and analyze; i) UCH-related policy/laws/legislation, and ii) UCH-related programmes/initiatives both in the public and civil society sectors, in FSM, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau, in order to provide recommendations for strategic actions towards their ratification/implementation of the UCH Convention.

During the course of the assignment, the consultants will be under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist for Culture at the UNESCO Office in Apia,

Request for Proposals (RFP) should contain the following information:

·         Details regarding the consultants, including curriculum vitae, referees, past experience in this area of work, and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and the requirements of this consultancy;

·         Availability;

·         Elaborated description of suggested methodology and workplan;

·         Proposed consultancy fee.

 The RFP should be sent via email to; a.takahashi@unesco.org before COB 31 March 2018. UNESCO will only contact the successful bidder. More information can be found in the Terms of Reference.

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