Internships at OVRA
The internship is for an initial period of three months, with an opportunity for extension up to a total period of six months.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours). This position is located in the Office of the Victims’ Rights Advocate
(OVRA). The OVRA was created as part of the four-pronged strategy set out in the 2017 report of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly on special measures on protection from sexual exploitation and abuse: a new approach (A/71/818). Its mandate is directed to ensuring that the rights and dignity of victims are at the forefront of all elements of the United Nations system-wide response to sexual exploitation and abuse alleged to be perpetrated by United Nations uniformed or civilian personnel and non-United Nations troops serving under a Security Council mandate. The intern will support the work of the Office of the Victims’ Rights Advocate and work under the supervision of the Human Rights Officer.
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