UN Advocacy Programme Internship, FORUM-ASIA

    Apply by: June 10, 2021
    Organization: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development
    Location: Geneva, Switzerland

    The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is urgently looking for an intern for its UN Advocacy Programme based in Geneva, Switzerland.


      • Master’s students with Swiss residency permits or EU nationals those in between Bachelor’s degree or advanced Master’s studies in international law, political/social sciences or other relevant fields;
      • The internship contract must be a three-way agreement between the intern, the
        employer and a third party (e.g. a university or job centre).
      • Some practical knowledge about international human rights standards, mechanisms and practices;
      • Strong interest in human rights issues in the Asian region;
      • Some experience in organising or planning meetings/conferences or campaigning;
      • Proficiency with computers;
      • Ability to multi-task, solve problems, and work in a multicultural team and;
      • Ability to work under pressure and meet team deadlines

    Interested applicants must submit the following: a copy of your completed Internship Application Form, and a resume and cover letter (both in .pdf files) explaining why you are interested in the position.

    Complete applications should be sent by email to FORUM-ASIA at [email protected] before 10 June 2021, with subject UNA Internship Application_NAME (e.g., UNA Internship Application_Your Full Name)

    To know more about this internship opportunity, click here.

    LINK https://www.forum-asia.org/uploads/wp/2021/05/UNA-Programme-Intern-May2021.pdf