Nutrition and food systems - Call for candidatures - Instructions

    10/12/2015 -

    Nutrition and Food Systems

    At its 42nd session in October 2015, the CFS decided that the HLPE will prepare a report on Nutrition and Food Systems, expected to be presented at CFS 44 in October 2017.

    As part of its report elaboration process, the HLPE is now calling for interested experts to candidate to the work on this study. Candidates need to express their specific intention to participate either as:

    Project Team Leader


    Project Team Member

    Experts who candidate for the role of Project Team Leader, should take note of the extra duties of Project Team Leaders, with respect to the role of Project Team Member. Kindly refer to the HLPE Internal Procedures, para 1.3.1 for details on the role and responsibilities of HLPE Project Team Leaders.

    Candidatures are open from 9 December 2015 until 30 January 2016

    Extended until 15 February 2016!

    The Project Team will be selected by the HLPE Steering Committee by March 2016 and will work from March/April 2016 to end of May 2017. Please refer to the draft study timeline.

    See for any documents regarding the HLPE, and the process for elaboration of reports, including the internal procedures and methodological guidelines.

    To apply for the role of Project Team LEADER, please download and fill the form here

    To apply for the role of Project Team MEMBER, please download and fill the form here

    The applications form must be accompanied by an updated CV for the candidature to be considered complete.
    Please send the documents to: [email protected] before 30 January 2016

    Please note that in parallel to this call for experts, the HLPE is holding an open electronic consultation to seek views and comments on an Issues Note of the study, as proposed by the HLPE Steering Committee. To read the proposed note and participate to the consultation, visit the HLPE eConsultation website.

    Download the above information in pdf.

    Many thanks for your interest.

    The Secrectariat, on behalf of the Steering Committee of the HLPE.