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Governance Affairs Internship at United Nations in Lebanon

Governance Affairs Internship at United Nations in Lebanon

Country: Lebanon
City: Beirut
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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia calls applications for Governance Affairs Internship in Beirut, Lebanon. The intern reports directly to the Chief, Democratic Transition and State-building Section and will be under the overall supervision of the Director of the Subprogramme. The duration of an ESCWA internship is normally two months on a full-time basis – this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months.


In particular, the intern will be responsible for carrying out, but not limited to, the following tasks

  • Conducting research and reference searches on issues relating to the Subprogramme’s areas of work;
  • Assisting in compiling, processing and working with Governance databases derived from a variety of sources.
  • Similarly, assisting in the construction of Governance and reform indicators.
  • Doing surveys and preparing reports on the reform policies undertaken by countries afflicted by political transition and/or conflict.
  • Also, assisting in preparing charts and tables and drafting content for inclusion in the outputs of the Subprogramme.
  • Furthermore, performing other duties as assigned.

Required Education 

To qualify for this governance affairs internship, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Enrollment in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Enrollment in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
  • Must have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.

Skills and Experience 


  • Computer literate in standard software applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Moreover, applicants are not necessary to have professional work experience for participation in the internship program.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is necessary for this position. In addition to that, knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

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Candidates must apply online. Interested applicants must submit an online application and Cover Note which must include

  • Title of degree that candidate is currently pursuing
  • Graduation Date (when s/he will be graduating from the program)
  • List the IT skills and programs that candidate is proficient in
  • In addition to that, an explanation of why s/he is the best candidate for this role. Similarly, an explanation of their interest in the United Nations.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline31 December,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations



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