Pubblicato su stage4eu il: 22/01/2020 UN OHCHR, Internship - Human Rights

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais Wilson 52 rue des Paquis CH-1201 Geneva, Svizzera
Legale/Affari internazionali, Solidarietà/Diritti umani
3-6 mesi (fra gennaio 2020 e gennaio 2021) 
Non retribuito
L'offerta scade il 16/01/2021
Posti disponibili Non specificato
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Daily responsibilities of Human Rights (Regional) interns will depend on the individual's background and duties may include but are not limited to monitoring developments in the Europe region and within the European Union's institutions, both in areas relevant to European Union member-states and with regards to European Union external action (i.e. human rights issues, political developments, legislative initiatives with relevance to human rights) and in particular, the intern may:

  • Follow-up on OHCHR regional initiatives in line with provisions of the treaty body mechanisms, the special procedures and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR);
  • Draft thematic and background materials and assist with the preparation of thematic studies and analyses, on access to health for disadvantaged groups, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and legal capacity, empowerment for Roma, human rights and aging, and children in institutional care for instance;
  • Assist in the organization of workshops and seminars;
  • Assist in overseeing maintenance and further development of the Regional Office's information and resource tools (i.e. tables relating to the treaties bodies, special procedures and Universal Periodic Review recommendations);
  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports on the work of the Office;
  • Attend meetings/conferences as requested, and note-taking when relevant and Perform other related duties as requested by supervisor, as appropriate.
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To qualify for the United Nations Secretariat internship programme applicants must, at the time of their submission, 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), preferably in the area of law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a 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.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in English or French is required, knowledge of the other is an asset. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).

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