Note taking at online DG Forum (Latin America and Caribbean session) and making summary

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The 12th edition of DG Forum will be virtually co-organized by UNOSSC, JICA and the Islamic Development Bank in this March. The theme of 12th edition of DG Forum is “Trends, Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Sustainable Development: Strengthening South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Context”. Two Online Volunteers will be assigned to AMERICA session to be held on 17 March 2021 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. EST . The assignment of this Online Volunteers is to take note in English during the session. Notes and a very brief summary will be sent one day after the session. Three weeks later, Online Volunteers will submit summary of the sessions which will be used for DG Forum report. Eventually the entire summary of the DG Forum will be published.

  • Writing and editing
  • Public information and reporting

    The annual DG Forum seeks to bring together leaders from cooperation agencies of national governments to provide an opportunity for them to exchange views on South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation approaches and methodologies, as well as to serve as match-making platform for further strengthening partnerships. The Forum is a platform for South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation that offers an opportunity to make proposals for further mainstreaming these modalities of cooperation and it is also open to other interested actors involved in South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation. This 12th DG Forum will be virtually co-organized by UNOSSC, JICA and the Islamic Development Bank in this March. The theme of 12th edition of DG Forum is “Trends, Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Sustainable Development: Strengthening South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Context”. The plenary sessions will be held on 17 and 19 March and regional breakout sessions will be held on 17 and 18 March. The assignment of Online Volunteers is to take note in English during the assigned session and summarize it later on.

  • Volunteers: 2 needed

  • 1-5 hours per week / 3 weeks

    Those who are available for the specific assigned date/time will be selected. We would like to work with volunteers who are familiar with or interested in international development or cooperation issues and those who have good experience in report writing. Excellent written and English is required, and knowledge of other UN official languages will be an asset.

  • Latin America and the Caribbean

  • English
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