1953 Internship (full time/non paid) – Belgrade

Overview

This intern position will be hosted within the UNFPA Serbia Country Office in Belgrade, Serbia. Under the overall supervision of the Assistant Representative/SRH and Youth Programme Analyst, the intern will support the country office in everyday tasks in regards to sexual and reproductive health, young people, human rights and gender equality, demographic trends and humanitarian respond Programme support activities. The intern will provide daily support to the unit in different areas and assist team members in fulfilling set of programmes outcomes. A Workplan with outcomes and achievements for the duration of the Internship will be agreed upon. Regular meetings with Intern, discussing processes and work-related outcomes will be required.

UNFPA through its mandated is supporting government which is fully committed to the implementation of the Agenda 2030. Youth participation in achieving the SDGs was recognised as very important, so the recommendation was that the youth in Serbia be involved, through the activities of their organisations and associations.Of the total of 169 sustainable development targets, 65 directly refer to the youth. It was also stressed that it is of great importance that the society in which the youth live supports to the greatest extent possible the full development of their potential. For young people in Serbia, sustainable development agenda should be seen as a roadmap for changing the way everyone live, the ways we value each other, the ways we learn, consume and grow. 

Through non paid internship, CO will provide an opportunity for young people to develop and strengthen their skills in national and international environment, to be empowered to become agent of change. By the end of the internship the candidate will have an increased understanding of the UN system, be empowered to address interventions to engage young people and enhance their skills in all areas of UNFPA programming. 

Learning opportunities for the intern  

  • General understanding of the work and mission of the UNFPA nationally and globally; 
  • Insight and hands-on experience in UNFPA’s broad range of operational and programmatic activities; 
  • Working experience in the UN system and in an international environmen;
  • Be able to work as a team member in a multicultural setting.

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