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Security and Safety Communications Intern
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||01-Jul-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 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 Security and Safety Services team at UN Women Headquarters in New York seeks to enlist a full-time intern to support the section in the identification, coordination and educational development of communication strategies within the UN Security Management System. The position will utilize previously developed Strategic Communications Plan, to identify tangible deliverables, and develop an implementation strategy together with communications products, to increase security awareness among UN Women personnel.
The position is located within the UN Women Department of Management and Administration, Office of Security and Safety Services. The Security and Safety Communications Intern will report to the UN Women Global Security Advisor via the Global Security Associate.
Duties and Responsibilities
In line with the approved UN Women Security and Safety Services Annual Work Plan (AWP), the Security and Safety Communications Intern will provide direct coordination and support to the development of outputs, whilst also scoping internal UN Women programme delivery security requirements. They will take the lead with security information and coordination requirements and explore how external interactions will benefit gender specific security and safety communication strategies.
The Intern will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate with the wider UN Security Management System (UNSMS) as an integral member of UN Women Security and Safety Services. The focus of which, will be toward facilitating the identification, development and delivery of specific gender orientated security information and coordination platforms.
The internship programme offers unique learning opportunities for interns, exposing them to the work of the United Nations at HQ level, and enriching their educational experience through practical work in an international organization, with a focus on gender equality.
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.
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