Future Earth is a global platform for international scientific collaboration on global environmental change. Over 20 global research programmes operate under the umbrella of Future Earth. The ties and partnerships between Future Earth and WCRP are strong and productive, for example within the CitiesIPCC activities, the recently developed Knowledge-Action Network on Emergent Risks and Extreme Events, and WCRP's Working Group on Regional Climate. Future Earth is sponsored by, inter alia, the International Council for Science (ICSU), which is also a co-sponsor of WCRP.
The Future Earth Secretariat operates in a decentralized structure around five Secretariat "Global Hubs". For its Paris Secretariat Global Hub, Future Earth is now soliciting applications for the Director position. For details, please see the vacancy announcement on the Future Earth homepage. The deadline is 10 April 2018.