YOUNGO Adapt for Our Future
Peer-Review Selection Form
- INTRODUCTION SECTION -
This is an application form to apply to be a Peer-reviewer for Adapt for Our Future (AfOF) research paper being developed by YOUNGO.
Please complete your application before 16.00 UTC on 7 March 2019. Your application will be reviewed by selection committee formed within the YOUNGO BLT and AfOF Team in accordance with the YOUNGO Selection Guidelines and the guidance document from YOUNGO toward this process. Successful applicant will be notified before 11 March 2019.
A total of 5 individuals will be chosen as peer-reviewers. Each peer-reviewer will receive a total of 200 USD as honorarium towards their efforts upon the completion of the review.
What is Adapt for Our Future paper?
The youth adaptation review – Adapt For Our Future – is a project being conducted under auspices of YOUNGO, the children and youth constituency to United Nations Climate Change processes. It intends to deliver a research paper which would serve as a background input to the Flagship Report on Adaptation to be delivered by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) on the sideline of the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, in New York City. Read more on the homepage at: www.YOUNGOAdaptForOurFuture.org
What are the roles and responsibilities of peer-reviewers?
The peer-reviewers would need to review the Paper developed - the final draft of the Paper would be made available by 20 March 2019, which is when the reviewing task would ideally commence;
The review would need to finish before 20th April 2019, and reviewers shall provide their comments and feedback in format provided by GCA;
Upon the reception of inputs from the peer-reviewers, the writing team (called as the “Synthesis and Development Team”) shall incorporate the comments received in the Paper.
Selection criteria for choosing peer-reviewers?
Applicants must demonstrate prior research experience in field of climate change - especially climate change adaptation;
Such an experience can include experience in academia, experience gained through the jobs they have worked in, or related avenues;
Providing links of previously published (or other unpublished) work - such as on publishing websites, journals, other mediums; and further indicators (if available) such as Google Scholars index. The selection team is cognizant of regional and national circumstances, and would be mindful of same during the selections;
Gender and regional balance will be ensured in selection, enhancing participation of global south and female reviewers.
A total of 5 peer reviewers will be chosen from the applicant pool;
Each peer-reviewer shall receive a total of 200 USD as honorarium toward their services.