Стажер у Моніторинговій місії ООН з прав людини в Україні
Posting Title: INTERN – HUMAN RIGHTS, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN – HUMAN RIGHTS
Department/Office: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Duty Station: KIEV
Posting Period: 09 June 2017 – 07 December 2017
Job Opening Number: 17-Human Rights Affairs-OHCHR-80662-J-Kiev (O)
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The cover note must include:
- Title of degree you are currently pursuing.
- Graduation Date (When will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?)
*MAKE SURE TO INDICATE AVAILABILITY BETWEEN JUNE TO DECEMBER 2017 (at the top of your cover letter)
*THE INTERNSHIP IS UNPAID AND FULL TIME
*TRAVEL COSTS, TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDING VISA AND LIVING ACCOMODATIONS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INTERN OR THEIR SPONSORING INSTITUTION
Org. Setting and Reporting
The Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights internship is for a period of six months. The internship is unpaid and full-time, with possibility of flexible hours. Interns are not staff members of the Organization and do not represent it in any capacity. This internship is located with the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU). In March 2014, at the invitation of the Government of Ukraine and in response to developments in the country, the UN Secretary-General deployed a human rights monitoring team. HRMMU monitors, reports and advocates on the human rights situation in Ukraine with a special focus on the east and Crimea, and the issue of accountability. As the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine escalated, the HRMMU has additionally engaged in protection, advocacy and capacity building throughout the country, including in areas directly affected by the conflict. HRMMU has offices in Donetsk, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kramatorsk, Kyiv, Luhansk and Odesa. Human rights monitoring for Crimea is done by the teams based in Kyiv and Odesa.
Based in Kyiv, the intern is expected to assist the HRMMU communication team to develop and strengthen the whole range of communication activities, mainly focusing on media and social media campaigns around the launch of OHCHR public reports for Ukraine.
The intern will obtain an excellent opportunity to deepen his/her knowledge about the UN operations in Ukraine, international human rights standards for monitoring, reporting and advocacy.
Under the direct supervision of Human Rights Officers in charge of the HRMMU communication activities, the interns’ duties include, but are not limited to:
– Assist in developing a content calendar for HRMMU official account on Facebook;
– Prepare and edit multimedia materials relating to the human rights situation in Ukraine, and aimed at raising awareness about HRMMU monitoring, reporting, advocacy and technical cooperation;
– Conducting media and social media monitoring; preparing overview of HRMMU media coverage; collect the best examples of human rights promotion in media and social media;
– Cooperate with HRMMU filed presences to collect photos and feature stories;
– Assist in drafting, editing and/or translation of articles, feature stories, captions for photo galleries and other types of web materials about HRMMU activities;
– Maintain database of contacts (including media, external counterparts, donors, government and NGO partners);
– Maintain up-to-date photo library of pictures from HRMMU field activities, meetings, seminars
– Assist with maintaining stock of HRMMU visibility materials
– Other tasks as required
COMMUNICATION. Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
TEAMWORK. Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
CLIENT ORIENTATION. Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors on-going developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
To qualify for the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:
– Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree, as defined above, and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
Applicants for all countries are accepted and under-represented or un-represented countries in the UN are encouraged to apply.
No professional work experience is required for participation in the Internship Programme.
Fluency in English and Russian (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of Ukranian is desirable.
Translation skills are an asset.
Please note that due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further consideration.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity, including but not limited to, respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to, whether they have committed or are alleged to have committed criminal offences or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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