Intern - Legal Assistant, Un Environment’s Law Division, International Environmental Law Unit, Nairobi
Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
City: Nairobi, Kenya
Office: UNEP Nairobi, Kenya
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Closing date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Posting Title: INTERN - LEGAL ASSISTANT, UN ENVIRONMENT’S LAW DIVISION, INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW UNIT, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN - ENVIRONMENT AFFAIRS
Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 10 April 2018-24 April 2018
Job Opening number: 18-ENV-UNEP-95879-J-NAIROBI (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 environmental 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.
The UN Environment’s Law Division internship is for three months with a possibility for extension depending on the needs of the Organization. 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.
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Under the direct supervision of the Head, International Environmental Law Unit in the Law Division the intern will:
Carry out research on selected environmental law and governance issues, focusing on the fields of environmental rule of law; environmental rights, environmental crime and progressive development of international environmental law. This will include data collection and analysis and presentation in written form, for inclusion into documents, reports, publications or websites, as specified below.
Assist in the preparation and finalization of various materials including correspondence, background papers and briefing notes, in the compilation of inputs for reports, as well as in the preparation of publications and other outreach materials on selected environmental law themes.