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UN Women recruits Policy Specialist in Human Rights

UN Women is hiring a qualified Policy Specialist – Human Rights located in New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

He/She will provide technical support to regional and thematic programmes, country strategies and knowledge management. Additionally the successful candidate will conduct research and analysis of global, regional and national trends.

Also the successful candidate will provide substantive inputs to the preparation of position papers and reports for presentation to intergovernmental bodies such as Commission on the Status of Women, Economic and Social Council, the General Assembly and other policy-making organs, as appropriate and prepare analytical summaries of debates, supporting negotiations and analyzing/compiling outcomes.

She/He will have a Master’s 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 apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 11. June 2018.

To apply to this vacancy please visit the official website

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