Geneva Advocacy Intern  
Starting date: 14 January 2019
End date: 30 June 2019
Occupational rate: 40 hours per week
Location: Palais des Nations – NGO Office
Remuneration: Unpaid
Main activities  
  • Conduct research on regionally focused human rights crises and their relations to the international human rights legal framework;
  •  Assist in preparations for engaging sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council;
  •  Attend and report on events, briefings, and other relevant meetings during the March session of the Human Rights Council;
  • Draft policy papers and advocacy letters in support of the advocacy team;
  • Support social media activities and provide administrative support where needed.
Key skills  
  •  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  •  Self-starting, motivated to learn, and highly organized;
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office and Twitter;
  •  Familiarity with UN Human Rights Mechanisms and a demonstrated interest in the MENA region is an asset
 Undergraduate degree in Political Science, International Relations, Law or related field;

Currently enrolled in a graduate program.

 Fluency in written and spoken English.
How to apply  
Interested in this position?

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