Human Rights Intern

  • Added Date: Monday, 08 April 2024
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2024
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Work LocationVienna Expected duration6 Months Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe internship is located in the Office of the Director, Division for Treaty Affairs at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNOV/UNODC). The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the Drug Control and Crime Prevention Officer as first reporting officer and to the Drug Control and Crime Prevention Officer as Additional Reporting Officer. The UNODC Strategy 2021-2025 underscores the Office's commitment to human rights across its various mandate areas. The Strategy embeds human rights as a cross-cutting theme into all its programmes, spanning normative and policy work, research and technical assistance delivery. Moreover, the Strategy underscores our commitment to human rights, gender equality and the empowerment of women, as well as the protection of children and harnessing the transformative power of youth. It lays out a people-centred approach to achieving sustainable improvements in the lives of the most vulnerable, including people with disabilities. In implementing its mandates and supporting States to address crime, corruption, drugs and terrorism, and in coordination with the entire United Nations system, we work systematically in upholding human rights through our programmes and activities throughout the world. We work with justice institutions and other actors in the criminal justice system, while paying particular attention to adherence with human rights. UNODC aims to ensure the systematic mainstreaming of human rights across its normative, policy and programmatic work; and to further strengthen existing guidance to further enhance this. For detailed information on our work, please visit Daily responsibilities will vary and depend on the internโ€™s background. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Contributing substantively and logistically in organizing and planning of capacity building for staff on the topic of human rights in the context of UNODC mandate areas. Contributing substantively and logistically in organizing and planning of awareness raising events and communication on social media and the website for human rights in UNODC mandate areas. Preparing advocacy and information material(s) for a variety of partners and stakeholdersโ€”including UNODC senior management and heads of Field and Regional Offices of UNODC. Contributing substantively and administratively to several in-house initiatives and efforts to strengthen the mainstreaming of human rights. Supporting the development of an internal data base on human rights for UNODC staff, including the collection and classification of tools, identification of existing good practices and challenges. Assist in drafting and preparing presentations, newsletters and reports. Assist in the coordination of input from different sections/branches to briefing notes and relevant reports. Undertake other tasks and activities as requested. Qualifications/special skillsApplicants for an internship must meet one of the following requirements: a) Be enrolled in, or have recently completed, a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or, b) Be enrolled in, or have recently completed, the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum bachelorโ€™s level or equivalent). (OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION). A field of study in law, criminology, international relations, political and social sciences, economics, development studies, human rights, gender studies or a related area is required. Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications. Knowledge of content management systems and related software applications is desirable. Working knowledge of graphic design and experience with social media management is desirable. Applicants must have a keen demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter, with a particular focus on human rights. Applicants must 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. Previous working experience in a field relating to advocacy and communication, gender and human rights, event organization and capacity building is a strong advantage. Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required. Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Masterโ€™s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelorโ€™s, Masterโ€™s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage. Applicants should have good knowledge of standard software applications, especially MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Teams. Ability to draft news articles and/or social media posts and to plan in person, online workshops and events is desirable. LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage Additional InformationNot available. Intern Specific textInterns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer. No FeeTHE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTSโ€™ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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