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Contract

This is a I-1 contract. It usually requires 0 years of experience, depending on education. More about I-1 contracts.

Work Location

3-6 months

Expected duration

The intern will be able to support and assist climate change programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

Org. Setting and Reporting: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. This position is established at West Asia office - Beirut, Lebanon under the supervision of Climate Change Regional Coordinator. The intern's duties may include, but are not limited to: - Engage in comprehensive literature reviews and data analysis to assess the effectiveness of various climate policies and initiatives, with a particular emphasis on the countries in West Asia. - Monitor and analyze global climate trends, identifying key challenges and opportunities for sustainable development in alignment with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. - Assist in creating communication materials, such as articles, briefs, and presentations. - Carry out any additional duties and responsibilities assigned by the direct supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

Beirut

Qualifications/special skills

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following educational requirements: a. Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); b. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum bachelor's level or equivalent); c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation. d. Preferred Area of Study: Environment Studies, Public Policy and Planning, International Development, or another relevant subject is required. Specific Qualifications: a. Be computer literate in standard software applications. b. Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter. c. 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. N/A

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. Fluency of Arabic language is Desirable.

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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