Deadline: 20 October 2017
Open to: participants from Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Poland, Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cyprus, Ukraine, Germany
Venue: 10–17 December 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
Alive Peace is looking for up to 30 participants from 9 specific countries to take part in a training course ‘Exploring Holistic Approaches Towards a Culture of Peace’.
One of the main problems with traditional peace-building is the lack of holistic approach and many global peace-building initiatives are overly focused on the political levels of peace and conflict without considering the personal and interpersonal dimensions, where the patterns of violence also exist.
However peace is not only about responding to international conflicts, it is also about how we relate to ourselves and... Read More »
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
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 »
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
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 »
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
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.
Match between applicants’ area of work/expertise and ISHR’s strategic priorities... Read More »
Deadline: 5 December 2016
Open to: Swiss or EU applicants who obtained Bachelors or Master degree
Remuneration: 1000 CHF (930 EUR) per month
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 »
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)
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 »
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
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 »
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
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 »
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
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 »
Deadline: on a rolling basis until the position is filled
Open to: law graduates with minimum 5 years professional experience
Remuneration: Paid position
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 »