Intern - Policy & Communications

Hosted Entities Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD)
Job categories Communications, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5007/28344
Department/office GPO, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 3 months initially
Application period 11-Jun-2024 to 07-Jul-2024

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

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The Nansen Initiative Agenda for the Protection of Cross-Border Displaced Persons in the Context of Disasters and Climate Change (Protection Agenda) was endorsed by 109 delegations during an intergovernmental global consultation on 12-13 October 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, which marked the end of the Nansen Initiative.

The Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) was established on 1 July 2016 to follow up on the work of the Nansen Initiative and to implement the recommendations of the Protection Agenda.

The PDD embarks on its Strategic Framework 2024-2030 with the overall objective to support States and other stakeholders to strengthen the protection of persons displaced in the context of disasters and the adverse effects of climate change, and to prevent or reduce disaster displacement risks in countries of origin. To enable the work of the Platform, the following structure has been put in place:

1) Steering Group,

2) Advisory Committee 

3) Secretariat and

4) Group of Friends.

The position is full time and will be based in Geneva, Switzerland. Under the ...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Academic qualifications  Candidates should be enrolled in a unive...

Contract type: Internship Contract level: N/A Contract duration: 3 months initia...

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