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UNHCR

Datum Eingang: 22.08.2018
Firma: UNHCR
Branche: EU Visibility Internship at the UN Refugee Agency Regional Representation for EU Affairs (RREUA)
Ort: Brussels, Belgium
Anforderungen/
Kenntnisse:
a. Be a recent graduate or current student in a graduate/undergraduate school programme, preferable in communications and/or international relations, from a university or higher education facility accredited by UNESCO; and

b. Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to the work of UNHCR.
Aufgabe: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (the UN Refugee Agency, also known as UNHCR) is an intergovernmental organization with a mandate to protect refugees and stateless persons worldwide. Promoting respect for international protection norms in European Union (EU) law and policy is of vital importance to UNHCR, and the agency, accordingly, provides its views on a wide range of issues related to access to Europe, asylum, refugee protection, resettlement and integration in the Member States of the EU. UNHCR's reports, proposals and observations on EU asylum law and policy can be found on this page: www.unhcr.org/eu.

The Regional Representation for EU Affairs (RREUA) collaborates with EU institutions in Brussels on these issues, and works closely with the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) in Malta and Frontex, the EU's external border agency, based in Warsaw. The RREUA in Brussels also supports UNHCR’s activities and regional offices in litigation before national and regional courts on legal questions of concern to UNHCR.
Support on thematic issues such as trafficking, SGBV, child protection and statelessness in Europe is also provided from Brussels.

- Provide support to UNHCR country and regional operations receiving European funding, to ensure field visibility is achieved within the legally agreed upon framework;
- Track and report on the visbility given to the EU-UNHCR partnership in Brussels, the European Union and at field level;
- Develop and manage online presence and relevant social media channels to highlight the EU-UNHCR partnership;
- Set up and implement visibility and awareness activities on the EU-UNHCR partnership in Brussels;
- Perform other duties as required.
Beginn/Dauer: Work Dates & Conditions

Full-time, six months, from October 2018. Dates to be agreed.

The intern will receive a Food and Local Transportation Allowance (FLTA), up to USD 1000 per month, payable in local currency. The Food and Local Transportation Allowance is provided to non-sponsored interns only. In cases where a sponsored intern receives funding (less than the amount of allowance described above) from the sponsoring institution or another sponsor, UNHCR will pay the difference between this amount and the above allowance, if any.
How to apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Mr Jan De Bisschop - bisschoj@unhcr.org - by 31/08/2018.
Internetadresse: http://www.unhcr.org/

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