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Position Title: Associate Programme Officer, NOB

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This position is located in the UNODC Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) - Atlantic Ocean (AO) Project, Country Office in Nigeria (CONIG), with duty station in Abuja, Nigeria, Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) operates under the Border Management Branch (BMB), Division for Operations (DO). The Associate Programme Officer will work under the direct supervision of the GMCP Associate Programme Officer and under the overall guidance of the UNODC Representative, Country Office in Nigeria (CONIG). For more information on UNODC, please visit the website:


Within assigned authority, the Associate Programme Officer will contribute to the implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as the overall project management of the GMCP Atlantic Ocean project portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible for the following specific duties:

• Support GMCP CONIG in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects; assist in monitoring project implementation; identify problems and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions in consultation with the GMCP CONIG management.

• Contribute to conducting assessments and reviews of the existing national legislation related to maritime crime with particular emphasis on national implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) in legislation and regulations, identification of current limitations and recommendations for improvements.

• Engage with and build networks of national experts, advisers, processes, and mechanisms which are concerned with maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea. TOR-VN052 & GJPP062 31048925 TOR-VN052 NOB Associate Programme Officer w GJPP062 GMCP-CONIG Abuja

Prep. by: GMCP, qk, Feb. 2023

• Organize, coordinate and attend workshops including legal reform and capacity building in the areas of anti-piracy and other maritime crime, as well as international judicial cooperation.


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