|Location :||Brussels, BELGIUM|
|Application Deadline :||12-Jan-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||13d 11h 50m|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :
|Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||5 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||5 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
|UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The European Union (EU) constitutes a key global player in international development policy and is the largest donor in the sphere of international development aid. The strategic focus of the office is on policy dialogue, joint advocacy, and joint programming with EU institutions to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. The office additionally supports the Strategic Partnerships Section in partnership building with selected EU MS as well as outreach to civil society, UN agencies based in Brussels and other actors.
Guided by the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the European Union (EU) and UN Women in 2012 and re-committed to in 2016 and 2022, the Brussels Office Team supports, in cooperation with UN Women’s field presence and headquarters, resource mobilization and partnership building with the EU institutions. It leads UN Women’s corporate analysis of developments and trends related to EU institutions. It supports UN Women’s field-based presences on collaboration with European Union Delegations and also engages with the UN Brussels team inter alia on influencing policy development in areas of competence through various policy working groups.
The Intern will support the team in sustaining and expanding UN Women’s partnership with the European Union and other stakeholders, supporting dialogue with the different EU institutions, supporting the implementation of the MoU, as well as supporting on communications and advocacy activities. S/he works closely with other members of UN Women Brussels team.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Support to policy developments and analysis at EU level:
Support to partnership building and resource mobilization support:
Support to communication and advocacy of the Brussels Office:
Carry out other support tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:
Required Skills and Experience
Interns who are not in receipt of financial support from other sources such as universities or other institutions will receive a stipend from UN Women to partially subsidize their basic living costs for the duration of the internship.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided?on the basis of?qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.?
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.?
UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)
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