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4 Regional Diplomatic Adviser Positions with the ICRC

 

The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded in 1863 to help individuals whose  lives have been devastated by wars, conflicts and armed violence. Today, the organization operates around the world, helping individuals overcome hardship while acting as activists to encourage the enforcement of laws that protect victims of war.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the International Committee of the Red Cross has more than 14,500 employees working in over 80 countries. The organization is funded primarily through donations made by governments from around the world as well as from funds from the Red Crescent and Red Cross.

The organization is involved with relief and advocacy work related to a number of issues, including sexual violence, economic insecurity, disability services, forensic science and humanitarian action, health care, immigration and refugees, mine safety and environmental protection. Because of their strong infrastructure, the organization is able to deploy quickly when conflicts and disasters occur around the world.

Currently, the International Committee of the Red Cross is accepting applications for 4 Diplomatic Advisor positions with regional focus.

Diplomatic Advisor for Eurasia

The Diplomatic Advisor reports to the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy. The purpose of the Advisor is to support the successful delivery of the ICRC’s global and regional policy and diplomacy objectives in Eurasian States, and with Eurasian States in multilateral settings, and to advise the Division on the P5 and global groupings involving Eurasian states. S/he advises and assists the ICRC’s Eurasia Regional team and Delegations accordingly, working closely with the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and Regional Director on the design and implementation of diplomatic strategies. The Advisor is expected to enable policy impact at global, regional and national levels.

Diplomatic Advisor for Near and Middle East

The Diplomatic Advisor for NAME reports to the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and works closely with the NAME regional team. The purpose of the Advisor is to support the successful delivery of the ICRC’s global and regional policy and diplomacy objectives in the region, and to advise the Division more widely on the OIC and other diplomatic skills. S/he advises and assists the ICRC’s NAME Regional team and Delegations accordingly, working closely with the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and Regional Director on the design and implementation of diplomatic strategies. The Advisor is expected to enable policy impact at global, regional and national levels.

Diplomatic Advisor for Asia and the Pacific

The Diplomatic Advisor reports to the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy. The purpose of the Advisor is to support the successful delivery of the ICRC’s global and regional policy and diplomacy objectives in Asian and Pacific States, and with Asian and Pacific States in multilateral settings, and to advise the Division on the G77. S/he advises and assists the ICRC’s Asia-Pacific Regional team and Delegations accordingly, working closely with the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and Regional Director on the design and implementation of diplomatic strategies. The Advisor is expected to enable policy impact at global, regional and national levels.

Diplomatic Advisor for the Americas

The Diplomatic Advisor reports to the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy. The purpose of the Advisor is to support the successful delivery of the ICRC’s global and regional policy and diplomacy objectives in American States, and with American States in multilateral settings, and to advise the Division on key themes connected with the Region such urban humanitarian action and actors like the World Bank. S/he advises and assists the ICRC’s Americas Regional team and Delegations accordingly, working closely with the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy and Regional Director on the design and implementation of diplomatic strategies. The Advisor is expected to enable policy impact at global, regional and national levels.

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