UN-OHRLLS Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities with the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

Job Title : INTERN – ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, I
Department/Office : Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States
Location : NEW YORK
Job Opening number: 33839
Posting Period: 18 March 2014-2 April 2014

Background:
The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and the Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2001. For more information on the key functions of the Office, please visit our web page http://unohrlls.org/

Apply:
The application period is open until 2 April 2014. Fill in your application by using Inspira, the UN Human Resources gateway: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=5928&bydate=0&occnet=0

Responsibilities:
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assistance in drafting and preparing official documents, attending and summarizing conferences and meetings, document, legal and internet research, assistance during conferences, working on web-presentations, evaluation of projects, compiling statistics, media analysis and speech-writing.

Org. Setting And Reporting:
The OHRLLS internship is for two months with an opportunity for extension, pending on the needs of the department. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Renewable Energy Course presented by CIFAL Scotland, UNITAR, University of Strathclyde

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The Renewable Energies for Developing Countries e-learning course aims to enhance the capacity of local decision makers, energy/sustainable development officers to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technologies will meet their own needs or the needs of their countries, communities, villages or neighbourhoods. The programme will provide a comprehensive overview of clean, secure and sustainable technology options for development and offer insights into the management of renewable energy projects, from small scale, through to major projects. Those who successfully complete the course will receive a UNITAR diploma. The course runs from 27 January to 17 March 2014.

More information can be found at the CIFAL Scotland website