VMAM Code
MLIR001042-10560
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Human Rights Field Officer

Human Rights Field Officer

Spécialiste international
Organisation Hôte
MINUSMA
Pays
Mali
Location, Country
Mopti (MLI)
Compétences linguistiques
Anglais
Français
Expected Starting Date
Immédiate
Durée
jusq'au 30 juin 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Age minimum requis : 25 ans. Recrutement ouvert à tous les candidats, à l'exception des ressortissants du pays d'affectation.
Description des tâches

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Rights Field Office and the overall supervision of the Director of MINUSMA Human Rights and Protection Division, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Monitor and keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation;
  • Visit and monitor detention centres for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Monitor trials for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions; Participate in monitoring activities;
  • Carry out investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the OHCHR data base;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivery of capacity building activities;
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;
  • Use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights violations;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the head of field office or the Director of the Human Rights Division;

Niveau d’études requis
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Law, political science or social sciences; international specialized studies on human rights preferred.

Expérience requise
24 Months
Expérience – autres exigences

24 months of relevant experience in human rights. Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations is an asset. Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset.

Compétences linguistiques
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Domaine d’expertise
Human rights, International law
Domaine d'expertise – autres exigences

Mastery of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint is required.

Permis de Conduire exigé
Compétences et Valeurs
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Procédure de postulation
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021