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Arabic - English Language Translation

Cairo

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Cairo
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date: Closed

Details

Mission and objectives

UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and exclusion, and build resilience so countries can sustain progress. As the UN’s development agency, UNDP plays a critical role in helping countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Context

UNDP has been operating in Egypt for more than a decade as a trusted and credible partner, supporting the government through policy advice and programme management, leading nation-wide initiatives and programmes, and playing an important role in strengthening national institutional capacities to address poverty reduction, job creation, and business promotion. The overarching approach for UNDP in Egypt is to support Egypt’s vision for sustainable development for all and meet Egypt’s strategic and national development priorities UNDP Egypt is seeking to hire an Arabic Editor and Proofreader to support the Egypt Country Office’s external communications and the development of outreach materials.

Task description

We are looking for 1 Online Volunteer who has experience in Arabic and English language translation and language editing and proofreading with excellent writing skills. The volunteer is expected to: • Translate documents from Arabic to English and vice versa. Documents include but not limited to speeches, statements, op-eds, social media content and other communication and outreach materials taking into account grammar, style, content and format, as per UNDP Editorial guidelines. The Online Volunteer will have the opportunity to build connections with the Communication Team at UNDP Egypt and learn about the ways in which communicating on the SDGs and sustainable development in Egypt can support the CO and Egypt's broader development goals.

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