The Permanent Observer Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the United Nations is seeking a highly-motivate candidate for a six month full time internship in New York.
Working under the overall supervision of the Permanent Observer to the United Nations, and under the supervision of the Deputy Permanent Observer, the intern will support the Special Liaison Office in New York (SLO NY) to carry out the office’s responsibilities in following and reporting on all migration and migration-related discussions, activities and processes at the United Nations. The intern will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Attending and reporting on UN meetings of interest, such as the Security Council, the General Assembly and its main Committees, ECOSOC, various commissions, informal consultations among UN Member States, etc. as well as operational interagency meetings;
Assisting SLO NY with the organization and coordination of various events and activities, including organizing panel discussions, briefings, workshops and training at the United Nations;
Researching, identifying and analyzing international migration trends, policies, initiatives and legislation at the United Nations and among Member States, and preparing written summaries and bibliographies as agreed in each case;
Collecting, organizing and analyzing existing information on United Nations resolutions on international migration and related issues;
Assisting SLO NY in communications activities, if applicable;
Assisting in drafting and editing various documents, position papers, statements, talking points and presentations as required;