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 »

Robert F. Kennedy Legal Fellowships

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: on a rolling basis Open to: international candidates who have experience with regional and international human rights law and norms Fellowship: a competitive salary, generous loan repayment assistance, connections to their prominent sponsors, participation in trainings + other benefits

Description

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is currently accepting applications from students and recent graduates interested in applying to Equal Justice Works, Soros, Skadden, or other post-graduate public interest fellowships and seeking a fellowship host.

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights was founded as a living memorial to Robert F. Kennedy in 1968. Ever since, it has honored journalists, authors, and human rights activists who, often at great personal risk and sacrifice, are on the frontlines of the international movement for human rights... Read More »

Institutional/Individual Consultancy at UN Children’s Fund

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: applicants with University degree, preferably in behavioural science, education or social sciences; with at least 5 years of professional experience Remuneration: the fee will be paid upon the submission of the deliverables

Description

The UN System in Montenegro is committed to partnering with the Government of Montenegro and other relevant stakeholders in designing programmatic interventions for further improvement of the environment for youth empowerment and participation. UNICEF Montenegro participates in the Joint UN Youth Programme with a broad range of programmes: from quality education and introduction of social and emotional skills in educational curricula and empowering adolescent boys and girls through innovation and social entrepreneurship, to policy level interventions across various sectors.

Purpose of the... Read More »

Internship at Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN

Posted on May 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: recent graduates or students in a field relevant to the work of FAO aged below 30 years Remuneration: a monthly stipend up to the amount of USD 700

Description

Are you interested in working for an International Organization? Are you willing to embark on a challenging opportunity that will enrich your personal as well as your professional experience? If so, consider applying for an internship at Food and Agriculture Organisation. The Organization offers several options within its Headquarters and its decentralized offices worldwide to provide hands-on opportunities for students or young graduates to learn more about what FAO does.

Duration of internship is for individual applicants, the assignment usually ranges from three months to a maximum period of six months. Interns... Read More »

Call for Policy Officer at the European Youth Forum

Posted on April 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 April 2016 Open to: candidates with at least a 2 years professional experience in advocacy and a good understanding of policy making, with higher education degree in social science, education, political science or other relevant field Renumeration: 5-years full time contract (35 hours per week)/gross monthly salary 2.754 EUR

Description

The European Youth Forum (YFJ), the Platform of Youth Organisations in Europe is recruiting a Policy Officer. Independent, democratic and youth-led Forum represents more than 90 National Youth Councils and International Youth Organisations from across the Continent.

The successful candidate will work in the Policy and Advocacy Department, and will report to the Head of Policy and Advocacy Department and will be responsible for:

Development and advocacy of the policies... Read More »

Apply for Graphics Internship at United Nations Office for Project Services

Posted on March 31st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 3 April 2016 Open to: candidates with a University Degree in in Graphic Design, Illustration, Visual Communication or other relevant discipline, or have graduated from such studies within the last 3 years Remuneration: monthly stipend, UNOPS may provide a one time travel lump sum of USD 500

Description

United Nations Office for Project Services supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

The intern will work in the People and Change Group in Copenhagen, Denmark and will assist with the design of... Read More »

Win Student Essay Contest & Participate at Global United Nations Youth Forum!

Posted on January 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Open to: full-time university students 18 years of age or older Prize: 60 students will be selected as delegates to the 2016 United Nations Academic Impact Global Youth Forum, which will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York City

Description

Write an original essay (2,000 words or less) discussing global citizenship and cultural understanding and the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these! The essay should reflect your personal, academic, cultural and national context. Essays must be written in an official language of the United Nations that is not your first language or primary language of instruction during your primary or secondary education. The official United Nations languages are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. 60 Students will be selected as delegates... Read More »

UNESCO Worldwide Youth Multimedia Competition

Posted on December 8th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2016 Open to: young people around the world aged 10-24 Prizes: an invitation to UNESCO’s Builders of the Universe Camp in Maryland, USA

Description

UNESCO, the U.N. organization that brings grass roots initiatives in Education, Science, and Culture, invites youth around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition. The task is simple. Choose one of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and develop your solution to accomplish this aim.

Entrants should respond by making a 3-minute multimedia production, 500-700 word written essay, art work or any method that channels a specific passion in answering the prompt.

Eligibility

The categories are:

Juniors – ages 10 to 14;   Youth – ages 15 to 19; Young Adult – ages 20 to 24. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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Win USD 3,000 for UN Poster for Peace Contest

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 24 January 2016 Open to: anyone of any age in all countries interested in the topic Prize: main prize USD 3,000

Description

The contest is launched by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, dedicated to eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction. The main aim of the Contest is to raise awareness of the need for nuclear disarmament and to promote a world free of nuclear weapons.

Eligibility

Anyone of any age can enter this contest, and it is open to people in all countries. Children below the age of 13 will need to have their parents’ permission, and will need to have parents (or a legal guardian) help with their... Read More »

Find a Solution to Housing Needs & Problems of the World!

Posted on October 1st, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Open to: individuals and organisations from all over the world Prize: GBP 10 000, trophies, reimbursment of travel and accommodation costs to attend the awards ceremony

Description

The World Habitat Awards were established by the Building and Social Housing Foundation as part of its contribution to the United Nations International Year of Shelter for the Homeless. Two awards are given annually to projects that provide practical and innovative solutions to current housing needs and problems.

Housing projects and approaches are sought that:

Demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the world; Can be transferred or adapted for use as appropriate; Are already being implemented or are completed, not at design stage or... Read More »