Applications are now available on the RESOLVE website (http://www.resolv.org/cif/) for civil society observer seats on two sub-committees of the Climate Investment Fund (CIF)’s Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) – the Forest Investment Program (FIP) and the Scaling up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP). Application forms, application instructions, and criteria for the observer seats are available on the RESOLVE website (www.resolv.org/cif). Application instructions and criteria will be posted in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, Chinese, French, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish, during the week of November 11. In the interest of ensuring diverse representation, RESOLVE encourages applications from qualified women candidates. Completed applications are due to RESOLVE by Friday, December 4, 2009, 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time
Voter registration will also open in the week of November 11. In order to vote in the civil society observer self-selection process, nonprofit civil society organizations, networks, and small local communities must register before January 7. Organizations, networks, and communities meeting the voter criteria will be approved and eligible to vote anytime between December 14 and January 8. Be sure to register your organization early so that you will be able to vote.
If you wish to receive updates and notification of the selection process, please sign up on the RESOLVE website http://www.resolv.org/cif/.