Call for expressions of interest to host Belmont Forum Secretariatpublished: April 6, 2017
The Belmont Forum seeks a host organization for its Secretariat. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) should be submitted no later than 17h00 EDT 5 July 2017
The Belmont Forum is a partnership of organizations committed to the Belmont Forum Challenge:
To support international transdisciplinary research providing knowledge for understanding, mitigating, and adapting to global environmental change.
Currently, the Belmont Forum has approved membership for 25 scientific organizations and ministries on six continents representing more than 50 countries. It also counts 6 partner organizations – GEO, ICSU, ISSC, IIASA, START and USGCRP.
The Belmont Forum and its Secretariat seek to develop a host agreement with an organization capable of providing professional services to a multi-national entity. The host agreement document will be negotiated between the Belmont Forum Steering Committee, the Secretariat Director and Deputy Director, and the host’s representatives, detailing the services that the host will provide, including any caps or minima on these services, any associated indirect costs, and a copy of accounting or labor laws that would apply to personnel working on site at the host institution or remotely.