The Office Of The High Commissioner For Human Rights is hiring a qualified Human Rights Officer located in Geneva. He/She will monitor the situation regarding one or several thematic phenomena worldwide in the area of human rights, in particular in the field of freedom of expression and human rights defenders, through analysis of incoming information from governments, IGOs, UN agencies, funds and programmes, as well as NGOs and individuals. Additionally the successful candidate will provide support to mandate holders in drafting reports to the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly, if applicable; follow-up on implementation of decisions rendered by policy-making organs. Also the successful candidate will provide substantive input into OHCHR’s policies and statements in areas relevant to the mandate(s). She/He will have an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations or related field. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in human rights are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Apply until 2. November 2016.
The Office Of The High Commissioner For Human Rights is hiring a qualified Human Rights Officer located in Beirut. He/She will interview and meet with victims, community leaders, civil society organization and other key actors in local communities where Syrian refugees are present. Additionally the successful candidate will identify and assess the challenges to access to justice by refugees. Also the successful candidate will organize focus groups discussions to identify protections issue relating to Syrian refugees. She/He will have a advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, social/political science, international relations or other disciplines related to human rights. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the protection of human rights or related areas are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English and Arabic. The deadline for application is 7. November 2016.
UN Women is hiring a qualified Policy Specialist – Human Rights based in New York. The tasks of this position include to conduct research and analysis of surveys on legal frameworks to promote gender equality. Additionally the successful candidate will conduct research and prepare compilations on international standards in relation to legal frameworks that promote gender equality. Also the successful candidate will conduct research and collect good practices and lessons learned on legal frameworks that promote gender equality at country level. Eligible candidates must hold a Master degree (or equivalent) in development related disciplines, gender issues, human rights, public policy/administration, or related social science. A minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in gender programming, policy research and gender analysis at the international level, at least 2 of which should be directly related to Human Rights are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. Apply until 3. November 2016.