This position is located in the Non-Renewable Natural Resources Unit of the ECLAC Natural Resources Division. The Economic Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of the Non-Renewable Natural Resources Unit.
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of the Non-Renewable Natural Resources Unit., the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: