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Opportunity Deadline

12/01/2023

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5 Year
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Organization: OHCHR Location: Cambodia Type: Full Time Close on: 12 Jan 2023

About Organization

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the leading UN entity on human rights, with a mandate to promote and protect all human rights for all people. It follows a robust framework of results known as the OHCHR Management Plan (OMP), which is based on consultations with Member States, the UN system, civil society, the donor community, and the private sector. The OHCHR-NY works for the effective integration of human rights norms and standards in decision-making activities at the UN headquarters in New York. Human Rights Day is observed annually on 10 December to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. You can apply for UN jobs-Technical Specialist/Cambodia/2023

About UN jobs Asia-Human Rights Officer

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties: – Plans and coordinates activities related to thematic and country mandates on human rights, including from a gender perspective. – Conducts monitoring activities, substantive research, and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in. Cambodia. – Prepares analytical reports on the human rights situation, including in relation to the administration of justice and economic and social rights, including proposed actions. – Collects and analyses human rights data and indicators in Cambodia, including gender-specific data and indicators. – Ensures human rights issues, including their gender equality dimensions’ considerations, integrates into political, humanitarian, and economic efforts and programs. – Defines work plan for area assigned in accordance with established terms of reference. – Conducts field verification work through periodic visits; follow up on different cases and situations verified by the regional offices.

Required Qualifications of UN jobs Asia-Human Rights Officer

Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in law, politics, international relations, the social sciences, or a closely related discipline from an advanced university. The advanced university degree may substitutes with a first-level university degree and two more years of relevant experience. Experience:
  • A minimum of five years of steadily increasing responsibility in human rights, politics, international relations, law, or a similar field are necessary.
  • At least two of the five years should have been spent working for the UN or another comparable international body.
  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is desirable.
  • Experience in legal analysis drafting is desirable.
Languages: The working languages of the United Nations Secretariat are English and French. Fluency in English (oral and written) is necessary for the positions mentioned.

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