We are delighted to inform you that the Secretariat of Rome Model United Nations 2020 (RomeMUN 2020, the Conference), comprised of the Secretary-General (SG), Hamza Naeem, and three Under-Secretary-Generals (USGs), including Vahid Aliyev for Academics, Solomon Kountouris for Chairing, and Bianca Cunha for External Relations, is now accepting applications for the Officials’ positions.

 

About the RomeMUN Conference:

The Conference is scheduled to take place in the eternal city of Rome from March 7th – 10th, 2020. Like every year, we are looking for dedicated young leaders to help us drive the Conference towards its objective of a well-managed and a successful simulation of the UN. The Officials will be working under the umbrella of the Secretariat of RomeMUN along with the SG and three USGs. Each of the Officials will be working on the tasks assigned in the capacity of their roles as well as some common promotional objectives of the Conference.

 

About the Organisation:

The Giovani nel Mondo (GnM) Association is an independent, non-profit, non-denominational, and apolitical organisation. The Association pursues educational and cultural, both international and national, goals; its primary focus is youth and young adults, ages between eighteen and thirty years old, to assist and accompany them on their education path and their professional, academic, and socio-cultural growth. In particular, for the 2019/2020 year, Giovani nel Mondo promotes: research in the field of training and education, at both the national and international level; events, study abroad, cultural exchanges, twinning with young Italian and foreign students; events suited to facilitate the participation and involvement of the youth in the activities of international and national, private and public, institutions which operate in related sectors. GnM created the International Careers Festival composed of four main projects from which participants can choose the one most suited to their academic background, professional aspirations, or general interest. These projects are:

  • Rome Press Game,
  • Rome Business Game,
  • RomeMUN,
  • and International Careers course.

 

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About the role, duties and benefits:

The term ‘Official’ refers to:

  • Presidents,
  • Vice-Presidents,
  • Chairpersons,
  • and Vice-Chairpersons

selected by the Secretariat and employed by RomeMUN. Collectively, the Officials are known as the Dais. As the Dais you will be responsible for the smooth running of the committee. You will need a thorough working knowledge of the procedural rules (Rules of Procedure (RoP)) of RomeMUN and will have confidence when it comes to making decisions according to the RoP if challenged by delegates. In addition, you will be in charge of submitting a study guide (SG). Last but not least, you will have experience working in multicultural environments, which means people you will be working with may have values, beliefs and certain conventions that may differ significantly from those you have.

 

The main duties of the Officials are the following:

- Representing RomeMUN before and during the event in a professional manner, and promoting the Conference and contacting MUN clubs and other MUNs to develop partnerships and encourage delegates/delegations to apply;

- Be in charge, alongside with your respective chair/co-chair, of the coordination and effective work of the committees during the preparation phase as well as the Conference stage;

- Drafting the Study Guides (SG) about the committees and their topics, and researching the topics in-depth;

- Participating in three online training sessions (webinars) in February to get in touch with and solve any issues arising from delegates prior to the start of the Conference;

- Respecting the deadlines set by the Secretariat in relation to submitting the SGs as well as other assigned tasks;

- Complying fully with the RomeMUN’s Rules of Procedure;

- Managing committees comprised of delegates coming from diverse cultural, religious, educational and professional backgrounds. Please note we have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment of any kind, which includes, but is not limited to: on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, disability, physical appearance, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other basis;

- Chairing committee sessions during the Conference in Rome (7th – 10th March 2020).

Please note that the above list of duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the role.

 

As the Dais you will be entitled to the following benefits:

- Coverage of the conference fee, including conference materials;

- Free accommodation from 7 to 10 March 2020 in one of the official hotels of RomeMUN 2020, in a double room with continental breakfast;

- Lunches during the conference days;

- Shuttle to and from the conference venue;

- Participation in all the social events;

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

 

Duty station: Rome, Italy, for the duration of the RomeMUN conference (7th-10th March 2020)

 

Open to: All those who are confident they will be able to fulfill the tasks mentioned in the call

 

Timeframe: September 2019 to 10th March 2020

 

Deadline to submit the application: September 9th 11.59pm (CET Time)

 

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Do you love the world of information and communications? The Office of Information and Communications Technology is looking for an Associate Contracts Management Officer to employ in the Enterprise Programme Management Section (EPMS) of the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) in United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), New York. Don't miss this opportunity and fly to New York!

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: The Office of Information and Communications Technology is responsible for defining strategic direction for ICT to the Secretariat. It provides oversight of ICT programmes, budgets and decision-making to ensure alignment with the Secretariat’s overall ICT strategy. The team consists of more than 300 people operating global data centers and coordinating services provided by more than 4,000 people in UN offices worldwide. The Office is headquartered in New York and sits within the Department of Management.

 

Duty Station: New York

 

Open To: Graduates in business administration, public administration, law or related field

 

Timeframe:  Not specified

 

Deadline: 08 September 2019

 

Job description

- Assist the Section Chief in planning procurement actions for assigned projects;

- Assist with development and implementation of operational plans, standard operating procedures, contract compliance checklists, quality assurance and implementation plans to monitor and oversee contract administration and management activities;

- Review and analyze technical specifications to ensure completeness, accuracy and competitive qualities, provide input to statement of works/requirements, including articulation of performance standards, key performance indicators and development of technical evaluation criteria;

- Assist staff in matters regarding procurement and contracts management policies and procedures, technical specifications, pricing and product/service availability, as well as appropriate substitutes or alternative options to reduce costs;

- Compile and present procurement data by monitoring existing contracts, analyzes sources of funding for established contracts, evaluates resource requirements, develops a requisitioning schedule for the next fiscal period and provides inputs for budget and acquisition planning;

- Develop vendor pre-qualifying criteria, identifies product sources and evaluate vendor performance as regards quality, prices, delivery, equipment, etc;

- Solicit and evaluate bids/proposals/quotations to ensure overall competitiveness, quality, and conformity to specified requirements;

- Participate in the development of contract risk assessment and risk management plans; 

- Participate in market supplier research, consults with the Procurement Division (PD) in developing a procurement strategy and coordinate with PD on all contract administration and management matters;

- Participate in the assessment of contractor performance, including advice and action to address instances of poor performance and/or non-compliance with contractual obligations;

- Propose innovative solutions to resolve any vendor-related issues, liaises with other offices, departments, and entities, including the Office of Legal Affairs, in relation to handling of claims and disputes, and other contractual remedies; 

- Prepare a variety of reports, correspondence, and documents (e.g., memoranda, contracts and amendments), draft relevant audit responses as required, maintains electronic and hard copy files and records to ensure proper accountability;

- Perform other duties.

 

Qualifications: 

- An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, public administration, law or related field; 

- A minimum of two years of experience in procurement, contract management, administration or related area; 

- Knowledge of internationally recognized procurement standards and understanding of procurement techniques and practices used in the private sector;

- Knowledge of market trends, sources of supply and equipment, of procurement/contract execution and administration;

- Knowledge and understanding of internal procurement policies, practices and procedures;

- Ability to conduct research and analyze data and information to develop recommendations on procurement contracts awards;

- Ability to clarify and agree on terms of contracts and/or specification requirements and to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given. 

- Demonstrate professional competence and mastery of subject matter;

- Efficiency in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; 

- Persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; 

- Calm in stressful situations;

- Speak and write clearly and effectively; 

- Listen to others, correctly interpret messages from others and respond appropriately; 

- Ask questions to clarify, and exhibit interest in having two-way communication; 

- Tailor language, tone, style and format to match audience;

- Demonstrate openness in sharing information and keeping people informed;

- Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; 

- Identify priority activities and assignments; 

- Allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; 

- Foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; 

- Monitor and adjust plans and actions as necessary; 

- Use time efficiently.

 

Wage/Fees: Not specified

 

Application process: 

To submit your application, you must use the online application form by clicking apply now”. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

 

Useful links:  

Associate Contracts Management Officer

OICT

 

Contact Information: 

Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) 

United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), New York

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The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is looking for an editor to employ in the English Language Unit within the Translation and Editorial Section of the Division of Conference Services (DCS), UNON, under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Unit. What are you waiting for? Follow your dream!

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

 

Organization: The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. UNON supports programme implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information services. 

 

Duty Station: Nairobi

 

Open To: Graduates who have passed the combined examination of the United Nations languages for Translators / Précis-writers, Editors, Verbatim Reporters and Copy Preparers / Proofreaders / Production Editors in English or any competitive examination of the UN languages in English

 

Timeframe:  Not specified

 

Deadline: 08 September 2019

 

Job description

- Editing texts of a specialized or technical nature for accuracy, clarity, cohesion and conformity with United Nations standards, policy and practice;

 

- Consulting with author departments and carrying out research to clarify ambiguities and rectify errors;

 

- Providing authors or others submitting documentation with information on specific aspects of editorial policy and practice and assisting them in the preparation of manuscripts;

 

- Providing guidance to contractual editors and translators with a view to refining their skills and performance and assisting them in solving problems which require specialized knowledge, linguistic insight and political judgement;

 

- Acting as a report-writer at United Nations meetings held in Nairobi and elsewhere;

 

- Standing in for the Chief of the Unit on request and performing other administrative duties within the Unit which are assigned to her/him;

 

- Performing other related duties.

 

Qualifications: 

- A first-level degree from a university or institution of equivalent status;

- Candidates for this position must have passed the combined United Nations Language Competitive Examination for Translators/Précis-writers, Editors, Verbatim Reporters and Copy Preparers/Proofreaders/Production Editors in the English language or any United Nations language competitive examination in the English language;

- A minimum of two (2) years of editing experience (experience editing within the United Nations is desirable, report-writing experience is an asset);

- Perfect command of English, excellent command of at least one other official United Nations language and knowledge of a second official United Nations language is an asset;

- Knowledge of editorial policies, practices and research techniques, solid writing and analytical abilities with sensitivity to nuance;

- Ability to spot errors and inconsistencies in a text;

- Meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; 

- Persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; 

- Calm in stressful situations;

- Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; 

- Solicit input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; 

- Support and act in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; 

- Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings;

- Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; 

- Identifies priority activities and assignments; 

- Allocate appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; 

- Foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; 

- Monitor and adjust plans and actions as necessary; 

- Use time efficiently.

 

Wage/Fees: Not specified

 

Application process: 

To submit your application, you must use the online application form by clicking apply now”. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

 

Useful links:  

EDITOR, ENGLISH

UNON

 

Contact Information: 

UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT NAIROBI

  1. O. Box 67578

Nairobi, Kenya 00200

Telephone: +254 20 7621234

 

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No matter if you are man or woman: training helps men and women to build gender competence and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for advancing gender equality in their daily lives and work.

 

For more opportunities go to: Formazione

 

Organization: Training for gender equality is an essential component for UN Women’s commitment to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. It is a transformative process that aims to provide knowledge, techniques and tools to develop skills and changes in attitudes and behaviours. It is a continuous and long-term process that requires political will and commitment of all parties in order to create an inclusive, aware and competent society to promote gender equality.

It is a strategy to effect individual and collective transformation towards gender equality through consciousness raising, empowering learning, knowledge building, and skill development. Training for gender equality is part and parcel of delivering UN commitments to equal human rights for all.

 

Duty Station: Online

 

Open To: All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues

 

Timeframe:  Approximately 2.5 hours for the 3 core modules required to receive the course certificate. Users may move through the optional thematic modules at their own pace

 

Deadline: Available online all year

 

Offer description: This course aims to develop and/or strengthen awareness and understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a first step towards behavioral change and the integration of a gender perspective into everyday work for all UN staff at headquarters, regional and country levels. It provides an introduction to the concepts, international framework, and methods for working toward gender equality and women’s empowerment. It also offers users the opportunity to make links between gender and specific thematic areas such as work; education; political participation; emergencies; peace and security; sexual and reproductive health; sexual and gender diversity and human rights; and violence against women

 

Qualifications: The latest pdf adobe version and flash version is needed in order to view the course. Please note that the course will open in a separate pop-up window, therefore please ensure that pop-up blockers are de-activated. The participant will need set of headphones or speakers as the course includes audio throughout the entire course.

 

Wage/Fees: Free

 

Application process: Enroll to start

 

Useful links:  

-Offer page

 

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If you dreamed of being a manager, what’s better of being an Associate Manager for The United Nations?Competence and professionalism it’s what they need! What about your skill set?

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations 

 

Organization: The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment/ Europe Office is the voice of UN Environment in Europe. Europe Office’s main goal is to provide a political liaison with the governments in the pan European region, guide national authorities at various levels, and engage in and facilitate the ongoing dialogue between the civil society, the private sector and governmental authorities, on environmental issues. This post is located at the Geneva duty station, within the Tehran Convention interim Secretariat administered by UN Environment’s Europe Office. Under the overall programmatic supervision of the Deputy Regional Director and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Tehran Convention interim Secretariat, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties.

 

Duty Station: Geneva

 

Open To: Graduates with Advanced university degree in Business Administration, International Studies, Management, Economics, Environment or a related field

 

Timeframe:  An initial period of one year and it  may be subject to extension

 

Deadline: 1 September 2019

 

Job description

-Supporting the Implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes, operations and other activities 

-Working with key clients to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.

 

-Carrying out basic research on selected aspects of programmes, operations and other activities, to include collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources.

 

-Providing substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies. 

 

-Assisting in performing consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan the client will use to manage the change.

 

-Participating in survey initiatives; assists with design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares preliminary conclusions. 

 

-Contributing to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

 

-Providing administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.

 

-Undertaking outreach activities; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.

 

-Participating in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.

 

-Coordinating activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.)

 

Qualifications: 

-A minimum of two years experience in project/programme management, administration or related area is required

-Fluency in English 

 

Wage/Fees: Details not specified

 

Application process: Please, click on the apply button and follow the required procedures 

 

Useful links: 

-Offer page

 

Contact Information: Please fill the form

 

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The internship is located in the Library and Referencing Unit of the Mechanism’s External Relations Office in The Hague, under the supervision of the Librarian.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) was established in 2010 by the United Nations to continue the jurisdiction, rights, obligations and essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) after the completion of their respective mandates. Essential functions of the Mechanism include tracking and prosecution of remaining fugitives, conducting remaining trial and appeals proceedings, support and protection of witnesses, supervision of enforcement of sentences and preservation and management of the archives. The Mechanism has two branches, one in Arusha, Tanzania and the other in The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

Duty Station: The Hague, Netherlands

 

Open To: students and graduates 

 

Timeframe: The duration of a Mechanism internship can range from a minimum of three months to a maximum of six months, according to the needs of the intern’s assigned office.

 

Deadline: 29 September 2019

 

Job description: Interns work under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned. 

The main responsibilities might include: 

  • Assist the Mechanism Library staff with the daily functioning of the Library, including processing of loans and conducting searches of internal catalogue and legal databases 
  • Assist with organizing and maintaining general and specialized reference materials, such as monographs, reports, articles, law journals 
  • Assist with updating the library catalogue
  • Perform catalogues searches of other legal libraries and assist with inter-library loans
  • Assist with cataloguing, indexing and classification according to subject matter of incoming material 
  • Conduct specialised bibliographical research and information on request, and assist with drafting answers to reference inquiries 
  • Prepare lists of latest and relevant legal journal articles for publication on the Mechanism’s intranet 
  • Assist with preparation and implementation of the inventory of the Library’s collection 
  • Assist with the organization of visits to the Hague branch of the Mechanism
  • Provide assistance during the preparation for and duration of high-profile events such as conferences and trial judgement
  • Draft meeting minutes, reports, speaking and background notes and similar
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education

High school diploma or equivalent; fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software e.g. word processing, PowerPoint, Excel.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme but must be at least 18 years of age.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For this post fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of French or B/C/S (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian) is an asset.

 

Wage/Fees: unpaid 

 

Application process: After adequate registration, application must be done online

Applicants must attach ALL of the following documents to each application: 

  • Acceptance and Undertaking 
  • Cover letter stating the reasons for applying. 
  • Two letters of recommendation; 
  • Copies of university/law studies transcripts (including courses taken and grades received); 
  • A scanned copy of the applicant’s valid medical insurance or a signed statement confirming intent to obtain medical insurance while in The Netherlands. 
  • A sample of written work (in English or French) preferably in a field relevant to the work of the IRMCT and preferably no more than ten pages long.

 

Useful links: Internship offer 

Official website

 

Contact Information: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Churchillplein 1

2517 JW, The Hague, The Netherlands

 

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The Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme gives registered doctoral students the opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research on developing economies, and to work with our researchers in areas of mutual interest.

 

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Organization: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research provides economic analysis and policy advice with the aim of promoting sustainable and equitable development for all.

The Institute began operations over 30 years ago in Helsinki, Finland, as the first research centre of the United Nations University. Today it is a unique blend of think tank, research institute, and UN agency – providing a range of services from policy advice to governments as well as freely available original research.

 

Duty Station: Helsinki, Finland

Open To: PhD students

 

Timeframe:  When applying in September, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER in the period of February-June of the following year and when applying in March, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER in the period of August-November of the same year. 



Deadline: 31 March and 30 September 23:59 UTC+3 each year

 

Job description: Visiting PhD fellows typically spend three consecutive months at UNU-WIDER before returning to their home institution. During their time in Helsinki, fellows prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. They may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the WIDER Working Paper Series.

 

Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme and have shown ability to conduct research on developing economies. Candidates working in other social sciences may apply but should keep in mind that UNU-WIDER is an economics-focused institute. Candidates should be fluent in oral and written English and possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills. Applications from suitably qualified early-career, female, and developing country researchers are particularly encouraged. The programme is especially addressed at researchers at later stages of their PhD.

 

Fees: UNU-WIDER provides a travel grant to cover the costs of travel to and from the location of your PhD granting institution, medical insurance (for medical and hospital services resulting from sickness and accident during your stay at UNU-WIDER), and a monthly stipend of EUR 1,600 to cover living expenses in Helsinki during the period of their fellowship. The programme does not provide services or cover expenses related to dependents.

 

Application process: UNU-WIDER only receives online applications for the Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme twice each year. 

The link to the online application form will only become active one month prior to the submission deadline (e.g., application procedures start on 1 March and 1 September of each year). 

Selected applicants will be informed by email of the final decision within four weeks of the closing deadline. The selected applicants must confirm their decision to take up UNU-WIDER's offer two weeks after being contacted.

If you are interested in participating in this programme you should complete and submit the application form. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to upload your curriculum vitae. Your PhD supervisor will need to provide UNU-WIDER with a letter of reference, which should be emailed (by your supervisor) to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The reference letter will also be used to certify that you are enrolled in a PhD programme at your university.

 

Useful links: PhD link 

University page 

WIDER Working Paper Series

 

Contact Information: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research

Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI-00160 Helsinki, Finland

Tel: +358(0)9 6159911 

Fax: +358(0)9 61599333

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The UN is looking for an energetic, responsible intern to join the Organization. They offer an exciting diverse and inclusive workplace. This internship provides a unique opportunity to work with colleagues of diverse background to solve a variety of problems. 

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: The Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance serves the United Nations globally to drive organizational excellence through innovation, accountability and solutions. The internship position is located in the Staffing Diversity, and Outreach Section within the Office of Human Resources (OHR).The internship position is located in the Staffing Diversity, and Outreach Section within the Office of Human Resources (OHR). The Staffing Diversity and Outreach Section plays a vital role in bringing staff of high caliber into the Organization. It develops strategies and initiatives aimed at building a diverse workforce across the Organization and coordinates Organization-wide efforts to increase geographical and regional diversity across all departments, offices and missions.

 

Duty Station: New York


Open To: graduate and undergraduate students

 

Timeframe:  The OHR internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension to no longer than six months, depending on the needs of the department.

 

Deadline: August 24th, 2019

 

Job description: Within delegated authority, the Gender Mainstreaming intern may be responsible for the following duties: 

  • Conducts background research on gender and industrial and development issues. 
  • Identifies and researches gender mainstreaming practices in international institutions, governments and private sector.
  • Assists in the preparation and design of knowledge products and advocacy materials, brochures, newsletters etc.
  • Assists in monitoring the gender mainstreaming; works with large datasets to make conclusions.
  • Assists with targeted outreach activities. 
  • Helps to organize events, gender focal point meetings and trainings.
  • Updates reference library and intranet resources; performs other administrative tasks as required.

 

Qualifications: 

Competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Technological Awareness

Education

  1. Applicants at the time of application must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); 
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in journalism, communications, media studies, human resources, public administration, international relations or related field ; or
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;
  • If pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least four years of full time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree n journalism, communications, media studies, human resources, public administration, international relations or related field;
  1. Be computer literate in standard word processing and software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel or similar; Be proficient in standard office automation equipment scanner, printer, etc.).
  2. Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter.
  3. Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

 

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme.

 

Languages

Fluency in English is required, knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

 

Wage: unpaid 

 

Application process: A completed online application (Cover Letter and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The Cover Letter must include: 

  • Title of degree you are currently pursuing
  • Graduation date (when you will be graduating from the programme)
  • Explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme 
  • Experience in conducting data analysis, including visualizing and validating data and social media
  • Explanation of why you think you are the best candidate for this role

 

In the Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, data analysis experience and software used, and three references.

 

Useful links: Internship offer

Organization Page

Application form 

 

Contact Information: Contact form

 

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Help the United Nations in protecting Human Rights through an internship in Mauritania. 

Based in Nouakchott, Mauritania, under the general guidance and direction of the Head of Office, the intern reports to the respective Human Rights Officer in the area of assignment.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organisation

Organization: The Office of the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the Secretariat department responsible for strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

 

Duty Station: Nouakchott, Mauritania

 

Open To: graduate and undergraduate students 

 

Timeframe:  This internship is being offered for an initial period of three (3) months, with possibility of extension up to a total period of six (6) months, with a commencement date ranging/ starting from 1 May to 31 October 2019.

Applicants are requested to indicate their period of availability in the cover-letter of their application.

 

Deadline: 31 August 2019 

 

Job description: The intern shall support OHCHR in fulfilling its mission: to work for the protection of all human rights for all people; to help empower people to realize their rights; and to assist those responsible for upholding such rights in ensuring that they are implemented. 

Daily responsibilities of OHCHR Mauritania Human Rights interns will depend on the individual’s background and specific duties may include but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with the coordination of activities related to thematic and country mandates on human rights, including from a gender perspective;
  • Conduct substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country; 
  • Collects and analyzes human rights data and indicators in Mauritania, including gender-specific data and indicators; 
  • Provide support to sub-commissions, commissions and other bodies, including follow-up on implementation of decisions rendered by policy-making bodies; 
  • Helps promote human rights issues, including their gender equality dimensions considerations, are integrated into political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programme; 
  • Assists in the development and implementation of training programs in the field of human rights, international humanitarian law, democracy and the rule of law, with attention to gender perspectives, including follow-up on different cases and situations verified by the regional offices; 
  • Serve as note-taker at working level meetings, drafting a variety of reports, communications, briefings, statements, et cetera, including to policy-making bodies; and 
  • Perform other duties requested by supervisor, as appropriate.

Qualifications: 

Competencies

  • COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively 
  • TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
  • CLIENT ORIENTATION

Education

Applicants must, at the time of application, be enrolled in a graduate school programme (i.e. Master’s degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or in the final academic year of a first-level university degree programme (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree) in the area of law, political science, international relations, social sciences, gender studies or related field, OR have graduated with a university degree as defined above AND, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period from the date of graduation.

 

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme though any relevant academic and/or practical experience in human rights issues related problems in their political, ethnic, racial, gender equality and socio-economic dimensions; institutional mandates of human rights organizations, prevailing policies and procedures would be an advantage. 

 

Applicants should be computer literate in standard software applications; have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations with a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter, and have the demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs - which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

 

Languages

Fluency in French or English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

 

Wage: not paid

 

Application process: Create your Personal History Form attaching a cover letter

 

Useful links: Internship offer 

Organisation page 

 

Contact Information: 

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) 

Palais Wilson 

52 rue des Pâquis 

CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland.

Telephone: +41 22 917 9220 

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

 

edited by Giulia Ibba

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The Sustainable Urban Development Section of ESCAP is looking for motivated interns, for a period from 2 to 6 months, who want to integrate their academic path and discover the United Nations’ work from the inside. 

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organisations 

 

Organization: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is one of the five regional commissions under the jurisdiction of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It was established in order to increase economic activity in Asia and the Far East, as well as to foster economic relations between the region and other areas of the world.

The Sustainable Urban Development Section works with member States and key stakeholders to promote sustainable and inclusive urban development in Asia and the Pacific through a programme of work focused on: (i) developing and disseminating knowledge products that foster enhanced awareness and informed decision-making; (ii) providing technical assistance and supporting capacity development; (iii) strengthening intergovernmental processes; and (iv) networking and partnership development, among others.

 

Duty Station: Bangkok 


Open To: undergraduate and graduate students

 

Timeframe: not mentioned 

 

Deadline: 31st August 2019 

 

Job description: Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide succinct analysis of current and emerging issues and trends of urban development processes in the Asia-Pacific region (30%)
  • Conduct research and identify case studies on urban policies and programmes and their impact on inclusive, sustainable and resilient development in the Asia-Pacific region (30%)
  • Assist with various tasks linked to organizational and substantive dimensions of programme and project implementation (20%)
  • If applicable, provide support to organize and conduct meetings relevant to the work of the section, including the drafting of documents, preparation for and backstopping of Intergovernmental meetings, and follow-up activities (10%)
  • Participate in day-to-day operational tasks of the Section, such as servicing requests for information, support for developing presentations, updating of web pages on the section’s work etc (10%)

 

Qualifications: Competencies

  • Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills
  • Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies and identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required

Education

applicants must meet one of the following requirements: 

  • be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  • have graduated with a university degree (first university degree, or second university degree or equivalent, or higher) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.

Work Experience

Applicants:

  • are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme;
  • shall be computer literate in standard software applications;
  • have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and 
  • have demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Languages

  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

 

Wage: unpaid 

 

Application process: Create your Personal History Form attaching a cover letter

 

Useful links: Application form 

Internship offer 

Organisation page 

 

Contact Information: 

Rajadamnern Nok Avenue

Bangkok 10200 

Thailand

Telephone: (66-2) 288-1234

 

edited by Giulia Ibba 

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.  

Do you want to start an International Career? If you want to know something more about our association activities visit the website www.internationalcareersfestival.org

 

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