The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is looking for a Head of Human Resources and Personnel for their office in Trieste. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of a rinomated international organization within the United Nations’ frame. Apply now and put your experience at good service.

 

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Organization: The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), established in 1983, is an international, intergovernmental organisation conceived as a Centre of excellence for research, training and technology transfer to industry in the field of biotechnology to promote sustainable global development. The Centre conducts innovative research in life sciences and strengthens the research capability of its over 60 Member States through training, funding programs and advisory services. Located in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa), and in collaboration with over 40 Affiliated Centres worldwide, the three ICGEB Components provide a scientific and educational environment of the highest international standards.

Duty Station: Trieste, Italy

Open To: Those who have completed secondary education with post-secondary training/certificate in human resources, office management, business administration or related field

 

Timeframe: as soon as possible. Initial period of three months, with possibility of one year further extensions subject to performance

Deadline: 15/05/2019

 

Job description: The overall responsibilities for the position as Head of Human Resources and Personnel includes but are not limited to the following services and tasks:

- day-to-day management, processes and administration related to ICGEB personnel, which include recruitments, job classifications, separations, contracts and relevant financial documentation, performance management, salaries and benefit entitlements etc.;

- coordination with the administration of New Delhi and Cape Town Components for personnel related matters in the framework of the application of the ICGEB rules, regulations, policies and guidelines;

- supervision of the social security consultant in charge of the administration of Health insurance (CIGNA), Life insurance (AETNA), UN Pension Fund (UNJSPF), Insurances related to death or injuries attributable to the performance of duties;

- preparation, revision and implementation of amendments to the Staff Rules and Regulations, updating or development of new policy documents, maintainance of statistics and preparation of reports, and other documents pertaining to Human Resources;

- HR information and advice to management and staff; - management of the ICGEB reception; - other assignments and special projects as required.

 

Qualifications: The qualifications needed to apply for the position as Head of Human Resources are:

- A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience in a similar position

- Knowledge of the United Nations or other international organizations administrative procedures would be an asset

- Excellent knowledge of human resources management and administration

- Previous experience in separation and performance management would be an asset;

- Ability to lead and supervise staff and teams;

- Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills;

- Ability to interpret rules and administrative guidelines and to solve routine and non-routine issues in the field of Human Resources;

- Excellent communication skills with ability to draft clearly and concisely;

- Strong results-orientated approach;

- Demonstrated ability to work in a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external and internal partners in a multicultural environment;

- Strong IT skills

- Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken). Knowledge of Italian would be an asset.

 

Wage: G6/G7 (UN Salary Scale) depending on experience and qualifications

 

Application process: To apply for the position as Head of Human Resources it is necessary to submit full CV by completing the ICGEB’s Personal History Form available online at: https://www.icgeb.org/about-us/work-with-us/,  together with:

-  a cover letter outlining motivation for application

- full contact details of three referees.

Applications should be addressed via email to: HR & Personnel Unit

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  quoting reference PU/TS/04-18

 

Useful links:

Link to the offer

ICGEB Vacancy portal

ICGEB

 

Contact Information:

Science Park

Padriciano 99

34149 Trieste, ITALY

Tel: +39-040-37571

Fax: +39-040-226555

HR & Personnel Unit: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

edited by Ludovica Mango

 

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The United Nations Department for Political Affairs and Peace Building (DPPA) is looking for an associate administrative officer to be included in the New York offices. If you want to join the United Nations and work for international peace and security, job candidates!

For more opportunities go to: OO.II

Organization: The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) focuses primarily on five action areas in international peace and security, ensuring sound analysis and early warning, preventing conflict and engaging in peacemaking, managing political crises and violent conflicts, sustaining peace, and enhancing partnerships. The Department’s mandate is to prevent and resolve conflict through inclusive political solutions. The Department of Peace Operations (DPO) provides political and executive direction to UN peacekeeping operations around the world and maintains contact with the Security Council, troop and financial contributors, and parties to the conflict in the implementation of Security Council mandates. The Department works to integrate the efforts of UN, governmental and nongovernmental entities in the context of peacekeeping operations. DPO also provides guidance and support on military, police, rule of law, mine action and other relevant issues to other UN political and peacebuilding missions.

Duty Station: New York, USA

Open To: all those in possession of an advanced university degree (master's degree or equivalent) in business or public economics, finance, accounting or related sector and which corresponds to the profile sought

Timeframe: not specificated

Deadline: expires on 05 May 2019

Job description: within delegated authority, the Associate Administrative Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
- monitor financial resources to ensure activities are implemented in accordance with the respective budget and allotments issued;
- assists the Finance and Budget Officer in the preparation of the regular and support account budget submissions; analyses inputs and formulates resource allocations by work program, or business processes;
- reviews, analyses and assists in the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements;
- prepares allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary;
- monitors budget/work program with respect to programme support costs budget, on a regular basis, and reallocates resources as necessary;
- prepares financial performance reports for both regular and support account budgets;
- monitors expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels;
- supports the implementation of procedures and systems and prepares monthly status of allotments from the financial database;
- approve General Temporary Assistance (GTA) positions in Umoja, as required, ensuring consistency in the application of the UN rules and procedures and approve funding;
- provide guidance on travel-related entitlements and policies to staff at large;
- review travel claims submitted by staff members and non-staff members;
- certify requisitions on the engagement of individual contractors/consultants;
- supervise tasks related to procurement, billing, departmental travel programme(s), payment to vendors and individual contractors for services required;
- perform other administrative related duties, as required;
- supervise support staff within his/her team.

Qualifications: the requirements to participate to the job offer of administrative manager associated with the United Nations are:
- an advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree;
- a minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in administration, finance, budget, accounting or related area is required. Working experience in ERP SAP financial module is highly desirable;
- english and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Wage/Fees: not specificated

Application process:  to apply for a job offer with the United Nations, you must register with the UN Inspira portal and enter your Curriculum Vitae and follow the steps for the application

Useful links:
Job Offer

Contact Information: for more information →  link

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FAO is looking for its Investment Centre Division (DPI) an Investment Operations Specialist. The purpose of this call is to provide FAO’s Investment Centre Division (DPI) with a list of qualified candidates for a number of profiles with different specializations. Have a look at the offer and don’t miss this great opportunity!

 

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Organization: The Investment Centre Division (DPI) promotes investment in food security, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and agro-processing in developing countries and countries in transition, assisting governments and country stakeholders, main development partners, in particular international financing institutions with the strategic planning and implementation of their investments to achieve food security and nutrition, make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more sustainable and productive, reduce rural poverty, make food value chains more efficient and inclusive and promote climate change adaptation and/or mitigation.

Duty Station: Various Locations

Open To: to those who have an advanced university degree in (for Consultants) / University degree (only for PSA) in:

-  economics,

- agricultural economics,

- agricultural sciences,

- environmental sciences,

- agribusiness management,

- natural resource management,

- irrigation and drainage engineering,

- rural infrastructure engineering,

- communication and social sciences,

- international relations or a related field as appropriate for the specific profile

 

Timeframe: Assignments from two to six weeks, or up to 11 months when applicable

Deadline: 30/06/2019

 

Job description: the main tasks performed by the Investement operation specialists are the following:

- lead, or participate in, multidisciplinary teams to assist governments in the identification, assessment and preparation of investment operations in the fields of food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation, and participate in pre-appraisal and appraisal missions;

- lead, or participates in, multidisciplinary teams for the implementation support and the preparation of final evaluation of investment operations

- advise governments, or provides technical expertise, in the preparation of food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation studies and strategies, and in the formulation of national sector and/or sub-sector investment plans and programmes. ( only for Consultants)

- advise on developing, or supports the development, of inclusive and sustainable food systems, involving producers, their organizations, other private sector actors, civil society organizations and government

- lead the formulation, or formulates, and delivers monitoring and evaluation, communication and capacity development strategies and activities in the areas of food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation, investment support to government staff, and non-state actors and private sector organizations

- prepare reports in accordance with government and financing partners’ requirements

- promote international cooperation and collaboration leading to new investment opportunities and cooperative agreements, advocates best practices and effective policy dialogue and provides technical expertise at international meetings

- perform other related duties as required

 

Qualifications: the qualifications needed in order to apply for the position are:

- From one to fifteen years of relevant experience in conducting agricultural/rural sector/subsector analytical studies, and/or in planning, design, supervision of agricultural and rural investment operations, including elaboration of feasibility studies and implementation of agricultural and rural investment operations in developing countries and/or countries in transition

- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian (for consultants). Working knowledge of English, French, Spanish, Arabic or Russian (for PSAs).

- Extent and relevance of experience in leading, or participating in, multidisciplinary teams for the preparation of strategies and sector studies as well as formulation, implementation support or evaluation of food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation investment operations

- Extent and relevance of experience in food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation analytical studies and programme evaluation

- Extent and relevance of experience in  investment design, implementation support and evaluation procedures of FAO’s main development partners, in particular the World Bank, the International Funds for Agriculture and Development (IFAD), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

- Extent and relevance of experience in capacity development for the design and implementation of food security, nutrition, agriculture, rural development, natural resource management and climate change adaptation and/or mitigation investments

- Demonstrated experience in dealing with government officials, development partners and other country level stakeholders;

- Relevance of experience in different geographical areas;

- advanced technical writing skills in official UN languages;

- ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel frequently to developing or transition countries

 

Wage: it is a paid position but is not specified

 

Application process: to apply for the position as Investment Operations Specialist it is necessary to click on the Apply Online button on the page of the offer and follow the instructions

 

Useful links:

About FAO

link to the offer

Apply Online

 

Contact Information:

Viale delle Terme di Caracalla

00153 Rome, Italy

Tel:(+39) 06 57051

e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

edited by Ludovica Mango

 

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By Clelia Maria Vegezzi, Ludovica Ferranti and Eleonora Peruch

Imagine having dinner in Hell and Heaven. A banquet full of people around with their arms tied. Which do you think would make a difference between the two? In The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis described people in Hell as fighting against each other in order to reach for food, whereas in Heaven collaborating with each other, feeding the person on the opposite side of the table. Collaboration in fact has been the key point touched on by all the speakers in today’s Opening Ceremony of the International Careers Festival, celebrating its 10 th anniversary.

 

From 2009, the International Careers Festival has been the greatest opportunity offered to young people to practice collaboration in a multicultural environment. The Opening Ceremony was a celebration of diversity. As the Deputy Minister, Lorenzo Fieramonti stressed, “Diversity is a great ingredient of a good social life”.

 

Too often we act as if time and space have no boundaries. But in fact, time is limited and we should all pray for more. We should not sit down waiting for the change; we should be the change all together.

Collaborate rather than trying to stand out solo! The International Careers Festival is the perfect occasion to do so. In her speech, Wendy Wiver, first Counsellor and Bilateral and Foreign Policy at the British Embassy in Rome, remarked on the importance of preserving diversity and considering inequality a resource.

 

Participants can choose among four projects of the Festival according to their skills and interests. Internationalisation is the link among all the programmes. As Daniele Conte, President of the Giovani nel Mondo Association and Executive Director of the ICF said, “International means that we all are interconnected and affected by what is happening around the world”.

 

The original and most comprehensive programme among the four, the Rome MUN (Model United Nations), offers the opportunity to join a diplomatic simulation of the United Nations, one of the international organisation that mostly promotes diversity and demands for collaboration.

Secondly, the Rome Business Game, devoted to allowing young people to experience the world of business through case study competitions. Despite the competitive nature of the programme, participants are immersed in a collaborative environment in an effort to reach common solutions. Dr. Marco Giraldin von Lahnstein, director of the programme, suggested that in a company it is more important to focus on the human capital rather than on the economic capital.

 

Reporting during the Festival, the Rome Press Game participants get the chance to act as journalists and translators. Programme Director Shanti Kodituwakku Hettiarachchilage defined internationalisation as “breaking boundaries and making diversity a strong point in ourselves”. The last programme offering the opportunity to experience the multicultural aspect of the Festival is the International Careers Course.

Participants acquire and strengthen their soft skills through practical workshops, preparing for a successful international career.

The enthusiasm of the speakers who participated in the previous editions inspire us to be the change the world needs. Let’s be the Youth Leaders of Today!

Edited by Team 4 - Press Game




RomeMUN is one of the largest United Nations simulations in Europe, joining young leaders from different parts of the world in one global forum where they meet to discuss concerns of the international community and give innovative solutions to deal with the most controversial issues in the political scenario worldwide. It is held in Rome, one of the most stunning cities in the world, where the Roman Empire governed all its provinces for centuries. The historic archaeological ruins create a fascinating atmosphere that surrounds the whole city and the events that take place there.

In this incomparable scenario, RomeMUN celebrates in March 2019 its 10th anniversary edition, a very special occasion to experience such an important conference in its maximum. This Model of United Nations is part of the International Careers Festival, a networking event between brilliant young minds, institutions, companies, NGOs, and international organisations.  The 4th edition of the International Careers Festival will take place from 9 to 12 March 2019 in Rome, including not only the Model of United Nations, but the Rome Press Game, the Rome Business Game and the International Careers Course.

It is supported under the patronage and support of the major international institutions located in Rome as United Nations agencies or as offices of the Italian Government. It allows the encounter of 2000 delegates from around the world, prestigious guests, and an innovative approach to foster great involvement and debate from the youth on current international issues, guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The objective is giving a practical scenario for public speaking, negotiation, leadership skills, team building, and capacity to draft official international documents, in a multicultural environment with participants from over 100 countries in the world.

Every simulation needs the cooperation of a fantastic group of people who guide the committees we are representing and guiding delegates in the objectives that we pursue in our conference. This is why we are opening the positions as Chairs or Officials for the special upcoming edition of RomeMUN.

The main tasks of Chairs/Officials will be:

- Representing RomeMUN before and during the event

- Promoting the conference and contacting MUN clubs and other MUNs to develop partnerships and encourage delegations to apply

- Drafting the Study Guides about the committee, the main topic and its subtopics

- Participating in three online sessions in February to get in touch and solve doubts from delegates

- Chairing committee sessions during the conference in Rome (9-12 March 2019).

The benefits of being Chair/Official will be:

- Coverage of the conference fee, including lunches during the conference days, shuttle to and from the conference venue, participation in all the social events, and conference materials.

- Free accommodation from 8 to 12 March 2019 in one of the official hotels of RomeMUN 2019 in a double room with continental breakfast.

- Partial refund of the round-trip flight or train tickets for attending the conference, depending on the region you are travelling from.

The deadline for applications is 2 September, 2018 at 23:59 GMT-11. To apply you need to fill this form (https://goo.gl/forms/tSEsWspHv6cj88xm1) AND send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV and your cover letter. Remember that both steps are essential for your application to be considered.

The first selection will be based on received applications. Selected candidates will be contacted by mid-September to arrange a Skype call with the goal to get to know better the candidate, his or her motivations and experience.

Please take into consideration that you should not communicate with the Secretariat unless you have any doubt, as only the applications submitted through the form indicated above would be taken into consideration, NOT by email. However, if you want any clarification on the process or on any of the parts of the form feel free to contact the Secretary-General Pablo Sánchez Rodríguez.

Contact:

Pablo Sánchez Rodríguez

Secretary-General of RomeMUN 2019

+34 685216118

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Are you a student of international relations, diplomacy, political science, law? Do you want to work within UN institutions in the future? Do you wish to start getting experience but don't know how? Make your first step and participate in Diplomatic simulations of the UN.

 

Model UNs are programmes geared towards teaching students the work of the United Nations. Participants act as delegates of the Member States as they replicate the debates and discussions held within actual UN committees. The goal of this experience-based program is to find common and effective solutions on the agenda topics through the approval and signing of resolutions.

On 2010 Giovani nel Mondo launched one of the biggest MUN in the world the Rome Model United Nations and established a network of partnerships with other Model UN’s in the world so we are ready to invite you to participate in one of the following Model UN Projects:

  • SAIMUN (Sub Saharan International Model United Nations 2nd July -6th July  2018) is a five-day international relations simulation for both high school and university/college students that is held annually at the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON), Gigiri.
  • BIMUN (Babcock International Model United Nations 8th July - 13th July 2018) is a national initiative of young leaders to engage and energize young supporters around the work of the United Nations. It is the first Model United Nations in Nigeria organized by a private university and it is an internationally diverse Model United Nations Conference.
  • SLMUN (Sri Lanka Model United Nations August 31st – September 2nd 2018) marks 11 years of SLMUN being the prime forum for youth around Sri Lanka to voice out their opinions, debate and formulate solutions for global issues. For 11 years, SLMUN has united youth around the Island and around South Asia to tackle global issues in a diplomatic perspective and come to solutions with compromise. Understanding the pivotal role youth play in the future of this world, our theme for SLMUN 2018 is ‘Redefining Global Diplomacy’ which is aimed at the future generations of world leaders to think out of the box and engage together in diplomatic efforts, to try and achieve what others before them have not: a better and safer world.
  • IELMUN (31st August – 4th September 2018), is a Model United Nations conference for high school and university students, held in the 134-year-old high school, Istanbul (Erkek) Lisesi. IELMUN was the first and only conference to organize a trilingual conference (Turkish, German, English) in Turkey and one of the few in the world, in 2012, when our journey first began.

 

Please note, only ONE place is available for each project, that allows you to get Free conference fee and accommodation. The flight ticket and other costs are at your expense.

However, several places are reserved for our delegates with total fees at your personal expense.

In case of interest, please send an email with your updated cv at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and specify to which MUN you would like to participate.

 

The United Nations were founded on October 24th, 1945 by 51 Countries committed to preserving collective peace and security thanks to international cooperation, and they are strongly determined to thwart any kind of conflict. Today the UN is currently made up of 193 Member States.

According to its charter, the UN Security Council is committed to maintaining international peace and security, and it can be convened at any time, whenever the peace is threatened. The UN Security Council is made up of 15 members: 5 of them are permanent - China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and United States of America; the remaining 10 are appointed for a two-year period mandate by the Assembly. According to the UN charter, all of the Member States are obliged to respect every Council’s decision; said decisions require a majority of at least nine votes to be approved. No decision can be made if a Permanent Member votes against it. Besides Permanent Members, the Council provides for the participation of 10 non-permanent Members that are elected on behalf of the UN State Members. The 10 non-permanent Members are elected with a two-year term of office. UN Security Council’s presidency is held for a month by each Member, in alphabetical order according to the English names of the Countries.

After 9 years, Italy took over the Presidency of The Council on November, 2017.

Italy became a UN member on December 14th, 1955. Over the years, Italy concurred with determination to the elaboration of the General Assembly and Security Council’s Resolutions, that gave life to major innovations in terms of international regulations. Campaigns in favour of the moratorium of the death penalty; the promotion of gender equality and women and children’s rights; battles against every kind of religious discrimination and in favour of freedom of thought - these are some of the issued that involved our country. Italy has also shared its responsibility arising from collective security, already fulfilling a consecutive six-time role of non-permanent member of UN Security Council,  and participating in peace operations; on November 1st began Italy’s presidency of the UN Security Council.

The Italian Presidency agenda is particularly tight. Amongst the most important appointments, Libya’s briefing (November 16th) and the security challenges briefing in the Mediterranean  (November 17th) will be chaired by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Cooperation Angelino Alfano and will be attended by General Secretary Guterres and ONU Special Representative for Libya, Salamè.

Italy founded its candidacy on the given contribute, and is able to continue to offering to the international community: its mass media communication; conflict prevention activities and promotion of dialogue as a main instrument to their resolution; commitment in UN’s peace operations; knowledge of the Mediterranean Sea and its dynamics, given the international importance; human rights, fundamental freedoms and Rule of Law’s promotion.

On 30 November, there will be a briefing on the "Destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict", one of the main themes of the Italian mandate. There will also be numerous other events dealt with in November in accordance with the frequency established by the Council. They mainly involve updates on a number of situations in the following countries: The Central African Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Sudan/Darfur, Libya, Burundi, Syria (regarding three different fronts: chemical weapons, humanitarian and political matters), the Middle East, as well as discussions on sanctions against North Korea.

Italy will be a non-permanent member throughout 2017, while in 2018 it will be replaced by the Netherlands: the two countries made agreements on dividing the 2017-2018 term, given the equal footing reached in June 2016 elections.

 

Ruino Martina Pia

United Natons Information Center is looking for an intern for its headquarter in Washington D.C.

For more similar opportunities visit our section International Organizations

 

Organization: Established in 1946, the UN Information Center is responsible for US/UN issues and serves as a liaison to Congress, the US government and foundations in Washington as well as to the media, academic institutions and public across the United States. The Center includes a small reference library that houses official UN documents as well as other materials published by the United Nations. The office also supports high-level visitors from headquarters and field offices around the world. UNIC’s internship program presents an enormous opportunity for college students and post-graduates seeking a challenging work experience in international relations.

 

Duty station: Washington

 

Deadline: Summer Semester – March 19

Fall Semester – July 16

Spring Semester – October 31

 

Description: UNIC - United Nations Information Center - interns have a broad range of responsibilities that include everything from representing the office at Washington events to fielding public inquiries. As part of the program, interns attend Capitol Hill hearings and NGO/think tank briefings on a variety of international subjects and report back to the office and UN headquarters on what was said. UNIC works with each intern to enable him/her to attend meetings on topics of particular interest. Another facet of the internship program involves monitoring international and regional news and keeping UNIC abreast of important UN-related developments. In addition to these primary responsibilities, interns are responsible for assisting with UN events, outreach and public inquiries. They are also given the opportunity to assist with visits of UN officials and conduct research for UN staff and projects. Likewise, interns are expected to assist with some administrative duties and contribute to the day-to-day functioning of the office.

 

Requirements: Intern selection is highly competitive.Preference will be given to students in their senior year of college or graduate school, with major area of study in international relations, political science, communications or related field. Students should demonstrate excellent language, research and writing skills. Past experience in a professional office environment is an asset. Knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Preference is given to students who can work full-time with a minimum of 3 days per week required.

Strong candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of the United Nations system, the U.S. Government, Washington think tanks and media. They will also have previous international experience and strong interest in the UN and its focus areas. He/She will have a professional demeanor and the ability to work in busy office with changing priorities and minimal supervision.

 

Wage: not specified

 

Application process: Please send a cover letter with start/end date and hours per week available, a résumé, three reference letters (letters under separate cover are preferred) and a writing sample to the address below. The writing sample should be 2-4 pages and demonstrate an ability to put complex ideas into clear concise language.

E-mail application to: internship@unic(dot)org. Please put “UNIC Internship” in the subject line.

or mail to:

Intern Coordinator

United Nations Information Center

1775 K Street, N.W., Suite 500

Washington, DC 20006

 

Useful links:

UNICWASH

Offer

 

Edited by Anja Herbez

 

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The United Nations Volunteers Programme offers incredible opportunities in various and different fields

 

Click International Organizations for other opportunities

 

Organization/Company: The United Nations (or UN)  is an intergovernmental organization established in 1945 by 51 Member States. Nowadays the UN is formed by 192 Nations. The UN works on four main functions: keep the international peace and security; develop friendly relations among Nations; cooperate in the solving of global problems and in the promoting of human rights; represent  a center for several national initiatives. UN is structured in several agencies and organizations aimed to support development, human rights, health all over the world with a particular attention to conflits areas and peace-keeping operations. 

 

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is a program which aim to spread peace and development all around the world through volunteerism. Online Volunteering, by using any device, helps the volunteers to find and address all the problems related to human exploitation, hunger and wars

 

Duty Station:  Various Countries and remotely

 

Open To: Everyone who fulfils the qualifications

 

Timeframe: Every offer has a different timeframe

 

Deadline: Open

 

Job description: The UNV Online Volunteering service connects organizations working for the Sustainable Development Goals with volunteers eager to contribute to global progress using their time and skills online

The sectors are:

- Translation

- Writing and editing

- Art and design

- Technology development

- Project development and management

- Research

- Teaching and training

- Leadership & strategy

- Outreach and advocacy

- Community organizing

- Event organization

- Volunteer Management

Every sector ha different duties

 

It’s important to have:

- Access to the Internet and the right tools. You’ll need reliable Internet access, as well as regular access to a communication device, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer

- Time. Decide how much time you can realistically devote to your online volunteering activities. Once you select a daily or weekly time range, you’ll be counted on to honour your commitment

- Availability. You’ll need to make yourself available for any teleconferences, meetings or check-ins required by the organization for which you’re volunteering

 

Qualifications:  Every sector require different qualifications

 

Wage/Fees:  Not specified

 

Application process:

-  Register as a volunteer with the UNV Online Volunteering service

- Once registered, you can start searching for opportunities right away. Apply for all those that interest you

- The organization offering the volunteer opportunity makes its selection from among the applicants. If you’re selected, congratulations – start making a difference right away

- Once you’ve completed your assignment, submit a feedback form telling about your experience. You’ll need this in order to receive…

- …your well-earned certificate of appreciation from the organization with which you volunteered, acknowledging your hard work and achievements

 

Useful links: You can find all the Job offers and all the information here

 

Contact information:

Online Volunteering service

United Nations Volunteers

Postfach 260 111

D-53153 Bonn

Germany

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UNDP internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. Apply now!

 

Organization: UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. It helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results  

 

Duty Station: UNDP country office/regional center or at the organization's Headquarters in New York

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Internship assignments vary in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP. Assignments are available on a part-time and full-time basis throughout the year

 

Deadline: If present, specified for each internship assignment

 

Job description: The internships with UNDP are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complement other international studies, including law. Assignments vary greatly in terms of content. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. The purpose of internships is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but, as already mentioned, to complement an intern's studies. However, a number of interns, having completed their studies and met the necessary requirements, have gone on to further assignments with the UNDP or elsewhere in the United Nations system.

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Qualifications:

- enrollment in a graduate-level degree programme in a development related field such as economics, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible

- demonstrated interest in the field of development

- language skills: written and spoken proficiency in at least one, and preferably two of the three working languages used by UNDP: English, French and Spanish. Fluency in Arabic, Portuguese, Russian or Eastern European language is an asset

- interest in global mobility; adaptability to varied physical and other environments; desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds

- respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and the UNDP Statement of Purpose

 

Wage/fees: The internships are not paid. All the costs associated must be borne by the nominating institution, by a related institution or government which may provide the required financial assistance to its students; or by the students themselves

 

Application process: The selection for the internships is fully decentralized within UNDP. All internships are advertised on UNDP's jobs site at http://jobs.undp.org/. You can choose your internship and then submit the application electronically along with an uploaded resume

 

Useful links:

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Contact information:

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Edited by Tatiana Camerota

The editorial staff of carriereinternazionali.com is not responsible for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.

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