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Research and Programme Development

Antananarivo

  • Organization: UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Location: Antananarivo
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Work Location
The internship in on fulltime and will be located in UNODC Programme Office in Madagarscar
Expected duration
Apr 2024 - Sep 2024
Duties and Responsibilities
The internship position is located in the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA), Division for Operations (DO) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The incumbent will work under the overall supervision of the UNODC Regional Representative for Eastern Africa (ROEA) and the substantive guidance of the Chief of Implementation Support Section (ISS) II of the Border Management Branch (BMB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria. The incumbent will report to the Programme Management Officer (Transnational Organized Crime, Illicit Trafficking and Terrorism Programmes) based at ROEA in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Specific tasks to be performed by the intern: The intern will assist the TOC Programme Management Officer heading the Programme and support the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer in Madagascar in all programme activities related to countering transnational organized crime and terrorism in Madagascar. Within assigned authority, the intern shall undertake the following duties which may include but are not limited to: • Conduct research on topics of relevance to UNODC Madagascar Programme (e.g. Various forms of TIP prevailing in Madagascar); • Support the programme team with the drafting and editing of reports, concept note, presentations, background documents, official communications, press releases, talking points, speeches and articles; • Assist in the preparation of technical assistance workshops, meetings, high-level events and conferences; • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications/special skills
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent) (preferably in the area of Global Governance, Political and Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Public Administration, Economics, Law, International Affairs or other related field). (OFFICIAL WRITTEN PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY SUPPORTING ONE OF THE ABOVE POSSIBILITIES MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION); • Be computer literate in standard software applications; • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. Special notice: Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. A completed online application (Motivation Statement, Candidate Profile as well as proof of enrolment and/or graduation) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The Motivation Statement must include: • Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?) • Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?) • List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. • List your top three areas of interest. • Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship. • Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme in general and this assignment in particular. In your online Candidate Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Do not forget to attach your proof of enrolment or graduation. Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted. No work experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Additional Information
Not available.
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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