2017 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Open to: any individual, or group of individuals, or organisation (from private or public sectors), which contributes to global security Award: a cash award of around EUR 9143.55, all travel expenses for the winner to attend the award ceremony in Geneva

Description

In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a prize in order to recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.

The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication,... Read More »

HR Officer at WHO

Posted on June 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Open to: a post graduate degree or certificate in HR management or related field. Remuneration: starting at USD 58,583, and currently amounts to USD 3959 per month for the duty station indicated above

Description

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of HR Officer in Geneva, Switzerland.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

The HR Officer will perform the following functions:

Advise and support technical units in the preparation and implementation of their Human Resources plan; ensure timely recruitment and effective succession planning; Ensure consistent application of WHO Human Resources policies contained in the Staff Rules and Regulations and the WHO e-Manual. Contribute to development and revision of... Read More »

Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Programme

Posted on January 4th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 January 2017 Open to: all human rights defenders with the knowledge and skills to make strategic use of the international human rights system Venue: 29 May – 9 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

Description

International Service for Human Rights is calling for applications for its flagship Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Program in 2017 – the extensive training programme for human rights defenders, so if you are a human rights defender keen to increase your interaction with the UN system, apply now!

The training will take place in Geneva between 29 May and 9 June 2017 and provides defenders with opportunities to put their advocacy skills directly into action at the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Eligibility Match between applicants’ area of work/expertise and ISHR’s strategic priorities... Read More »

Advocacy Intern with The World Heart Federation

Posted on November 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 December 2016 Open to: Swiss or EU applicants who obtained Bachelors or Master degree Remuneration: 1000 CHF (930 EUR) per month

Description

The World Heart Federation is a global health NGO based in Geneva, focusing on cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke. They are a small organization creating a big impact in global health, leading an ambitious drive to achieve a 25% reduction in premature CVD by the year 2025.

Currently, there is an opportunity for a focused and committed Advocacy Intern to join our dynamic Advocacy Team. They offer experience in a high-achieving, international environment, with opportunities to engage with the World Health Organization and other UN Agencies.

The role will support the delivery of the 2017 Advocacy Strategy,... Read More »

Scholarships for Developing Countries at University of Geneva

Posted on October 6th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 November 2016 Open to: candidates coming from low and middle-income countries as well as candidates working in a Nonprofit Organization Scholarship: 4 types of scholarships (7’200CHF, 5’000CHF, 7’900CHF, 5’925CHF)

Description 

The University of Geneva is offering a new scholarship program for 2017-2018 intake. Scholarships are open for citizens of developing countries to undertake Swiss institution’s International Organizations MBA (IOMBA) programme.

The University of Geneva is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary and law school. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century when it became a centre for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular.

A... Read More »

Call for Applications: World YWCA Internship Programme 2017 in Geneva

Posted on September 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Open to: young women from the movement who are passionate about women’s rights and global change Cost: travel, accommodation, allowances, stipend and insurance is provided in the internship

Description

Every year, the World YWCA offers two or more one-year internships and two short-term internships for young women from the movement who are passionate about women’s rights and global change. The application period for the World YWCA Internship Programme 2017 is now open.

The one-year internship programme provides a unique opportunity for two young women from the movement to work as part of the World YWCA staff and volunteer team in Geneva. The internship will provide opportunities to develop skills in advocacy, through communications, programmes and movement... Read More »

The GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Open to: any individual, or group of individuals, or organisation, (from private or public sectors) which contributes to global security Award: cash award of CHF 10,000 (approx. 9,143.30 EUR) and ceremonial awards dinner in Geneva

Description

The GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security is an annual award established to recognize deserving individuals or organisations that propose an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges, and is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields.

The 1st GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security was awarded on 26 November 2015 to a project entitled “Improve the Protection of Children in Conflict – Expanding the function of the ‘Children and Armed Conflict Mobile Application’ towards MRM... Read More »

Traineeship at The ICRC Assistance Division in Geneva

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2016 Open to: candidates with Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management or a similar technical field  and with Good verbal and written communication skills Remuneration: 12-month paid contract

Description

The ICRC Assistance Division is a vast and rapidly growing operation that covers diverse areas of activity, i.e., health services, economic security, water and habitat and weapon contamination. To support its programs across the globe, there is a need to consolidate, transform and maintain its data for the purpose of transversal strategy-building and decision-making.

As a member of the division’s Business Intelligence working group, the Associate will contribute to the maintenance and management of data, reports and analyses. In addition, they will partner with the global Assistance community in the field... Read More »

Global Advocacy Adviser in Geneva

Posted on August 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: on a rolling basis until the position is filled Open to:  law graduates with minimum 5 years professional experience Remuneration: Paid position

Description

The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is the premier global legal organization dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity. Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as fundamental human rights that all governments around the world are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

The Center seeks a Global Advocacy Adviser to support the work of the Global Advocacy team in the Global Legal Program and will report to the Director of Global Advocacy.

Main responsibilities include:

Support the Director of Global Advocacy with the implementation of the Center’s new... Read More »

Traineeship for EcoSec Data Compilation/Analysis/Reporting in Geneva

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 10 July 2016 Open to: candidates with university degree in information/data management, social sciences, international relations or equivalent Remuneration: paid traineeship

Description

The ICRC’s Economic Security (EcoSec) Unit, which is part of the Assistance Division, seeks to establish if people affected by different kinds of crisis and conflict can cover their essential needs in a sustainable manner. If they cannot do so, EcoSec steps in to help protect lives and restore livelihoods.

The chosen candidate will collaborate with the EcoSec Unit staff by directly testing different programme management tools along with compiling and summarizing documentation for data analysis and management as well as the development of best practices and new programming. She/he complements their regular work with additional perspectives and results.

Main... Read More »