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4 Top Notch Human Rights Jobs with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

 

Protection of Civilians Officer
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) is hiring a Protection of Civilians Officer in Gao. S/he will participate in a variety of tasks that involve communication and coordination, analysis and monitoring, training, and participating in advocacy. A Masters degree in political science, humanitarian affairs, or a human rights relevant field is required, as well as at least 7 years experience in political science, international relations, public administration and other related fields in a position of responsibility. Fluency in English and French is required for this role. The deadline to apply is June 17, 2016.

Senior Gender Affairs Officer
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) is offering a vacancy for a semi-annual Senior Gender Affairs Officer in New York, USA. S/he will provide guidance to a variety of offices on women and security issues, provide guidance and analysis during the implementation of mandates, managing mission planning, establish a monitoring mechanism, research gender issues, initiate and implement outreach activities, plan and oversee program activities, and carry out a variety of tasks. S/he must have a Masters Degree in a relevant field and a minimum of ten years experience in program management and at least 5 years experience in bringing gender perspectives to the mainstream. Fluency in English and French is required. The deadline is June 17, 2016.

Gender Affairs Officer
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) is hiring a Gender Affairs Officer in New York, USA. S/he will draft and edit information materials and speeches on Women, Peace and Security issues, support in the development of gender-related training modules, conduct research and analysis of gender issues, supervise daily activities of the office and collaborate with partners and stakeholders. A Masters degree in social science, developmental studies, or another relevant field is required, as well as a minimum of 7 years of professional experience. S/he must be fluent in written and spoken English. Proficiency in French is required. The deadline for this role is June 17, 2016.

Human Rights Officer
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)has two vacancies for Human Rights Officers in Tunis. S/he will be expected to carry out tasks in human rights monitoring, transitional justice, reporting and field coordination, humanitarian response, technical cooperation, and capacity and advocacy building. S/he is expected to have a Masters Degree in a relevant field and at least 7 years experience in a position of responsibility in a professional environment. Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is highly desired. Apply for this role before June 17, 2016.

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