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APPLY for UN Youth Volunteer Programme in Germany 2015

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programmme is awarded to young people from the UN member States interested in contributing to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.

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UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for recognition of volunteers, working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing an increasing number and diversity of volunteers, including experienced UN volunteers, throughout the world.

Eligibility

  • Come from developing countries themselves
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English and preferably in an additional official UN
  • Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese)
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organizations.
  • Related fields such as economics, international relations, anthropology, sociology, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Other fields of study may be considered depending on the type of assignment.

Value of Programme

  • The internship programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. Cost and arrangements for travel, visa, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the intern.
  • The purpose of the internship programme is not to lead to further employment with UNV but to complement an intern’s studies therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
  • UNV accepts no responsibility for the intern’s medical assurance or for costs arising from illness during the internship. Interns are required to provide proof of medical insurance coverage.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2014

To apply and for more information visit here