“The secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is herewith inviting
international organizations and United Nations organizations to express an interest to be an observer to the
Science-Policy Interface (SPI). The public call for candidature opens on 24 October 2019 and will end on
24 November 2019 at 24:00 CET. The call is open to all organizations qualified in matters relevant to the UNCCD.
To respond to this call, interested organizations who would wish to become observer to the SPI and fulfil the
criteria listed below are invited to:
• Carefully read the Terms of Reference of the SPI;
• Submit a letter of intent addressing the below-listed requirements/selection criteria to: spi@unccd.int
by the deadline;
• Submit the curriculum vitae (four pages maximum, in English) of the person who would represent the
organization as an observer.”

source:  https://www.unccd.int/sites/default/files/inline-files/SPI%20Call%20for%20Observers_Oct2019-Extension_0.pdf