Intern - Programme Management, Kingston

Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

Country: Jamaica

City: Kingston, Jamaica

Office: UNEP-CEP

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Closing date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Posting Title: INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT (Multiple), I (Temporary Job Opening)


Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Duty Station: KINGSTON

Posting Period: 10 April 2018-24 April 2018

Job Opening number: 18-PGM-UNEP-95807-J-KINGSTON (O)

Staffing Exercise ID: N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organizational Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environment authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economics in transition.

The Caribbean Environment Programme promotes regional co-operation for the protection and sustainable development of the marine environment of the 38 Member States and Territories of the Wider Caribbean Region. Established in 1981, it formed the basis for the development and adoption of the Cartagena Convention and its Protocols on Oil Spills, Marine Biodiversity (Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife - SPAW) and Pollution (Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution - LBS). Three sub-programmes of the Caribbean Environment Programme are Pollution; Marine Biodiversity and Communication.The internship opportunities are in the UN Environment, Caribbean Environment Programme (UN Environment-CEP) in Kingston, Jamaica.

The UN Environment-CEP internships are for a duration of a minimum of three months, with a possibility for extension up to a maximum of six months, depending on the needs of the Organization.