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Terms of Reference
Commission on the Status of Women Intern
15 December 2013
The Civil Society Section at UN Women Headquarters in New York seeks to enlist a full-time
intern to provide support during and after the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of
Women (CSW58) in 2014.
Under the guidance of the Communications Analyst and in close collaboration with professional
and support staff in the Civil Society Section, the intern shall perform the following assignments,
which may vary in accordance with the priorities of the Section:
Assignments related to preparations for and servicing of the 58th session of the Commission on
the Status of Women (CSW58):
Assist in monitoring pre-registration of NGO participants; assist in corresponding with civil society
on matters relating to CSW.
Assist in facilitating the participation of civil society in CSW58, including registering participants
and servicing the information desk.
Assist in welcoming and interacting with the NGO participants attending CSW58 on Yvonne Hebert
Assist in scheduling and coordinating side events organized by Permanent Missions,
intergovernmental organizations, and UN entities.
Assist professional staff with the Speakers List of NGOs prior to and during the session.
Assist in preparing analytical summaries of the general discussion of CSW58 and the parallel
events organized by Governments and UN entities.
Contribute to coverage of meetings/parallel events held outside of United Nations premises.
Assist in preparing briefing notes and talking points on gender issues for high-level UN Women
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The intern reports directly to the Communications Analyst, who provides guidance on priorities.
The intern may receive assignments from the Chief as well as other officers in the Unit who will
provide guidance and supervision as required.
After the assignment, the intern will have:
gained knowledge about NGOs working on gender issues; and
become familiar with the role of the Civil Society Section, the issues it covers and its
relationship to other parts of the United Nations system.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications with the following documents to
UN Women Internship Programme Application Form, available here
Letter of recommendation
Once the candidate has been selected, the following additional documents need to be submitted:
Letter of enrolment from school
Scanned visa document or scanned passport document if no visa is required
Scanned life and medical insurance document
Candidates are responsible for obtaining their own work permit for the United States of America.
About UN Women
Created in July 2010 by the United Nations General Assembly and grounded in the vision of
equality enshrined in the UN Charter, UN Women, among other issues, works for the:
elimination of discrimination against women and girls;
empowerment of women; and
achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of
development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
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