Seconded National Experts

European Commission
Place of employment
Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline
13 Dec 2021


The "Multilateral Environmental Cooperation" Unit of DG Environment (ENV.F.3), is dealing with multilateral environmental agreements, global forest policy, wildlife trade and conservation, access to genetic resources, relations with UN Environment, as well as environmental aspects of trade policy.

The expert will form part of a team dealing with international forest policy issues and responsible in particular to implement EU policies to combat deforestation and illegal logging, contributing in particular to the overall work of the team on the development and implementation on EU action against deforestation and forest degradation, in particular with regard to:

  • Communication of the Commission on Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests and related measures/actions;
  • Implementation of the EU Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), including the EU Timber Regulation and international negotiations with third countries towards FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreements and their implementation.

The suggested initial duration is 2 years, starting preferably in the 1st quarter of 2022.

For more information regarding tasks of the post, qualifications and language skills sought, please refer to the detailed vacancy notice to be downloaded here