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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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    Our Mission The International Crisis Group is an independent organisation working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world. Crisis Group sounds the alarm to prevent deadly conflict. We build support for the good governance and inclusive politics that enable societies to flourish. We engage directly with a range of conflict ...
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    Volunteer Intern, African Union Advocacy

    The volunteer intern is expected to:

    • Track developments at the African Union (AU) particularly regarding conflicts that are relevant to Crisis Group's work;
    • Monitor and summarise official AU documents including relevant reports, statements and communiqués issued by the AU Commission Chairperson and the Peace and Security Council;
    • Schedule appointments, coordinate events, and take meeting notes;
    • Contribute to the research and preparation of Crisis Group publications by gathering information, fact-checking and assisting with editing;
    • Research and draft talking points, briefing notes and communication materials;
    • Attend meetings with diplomats, international organisations, academic institutes, think-tanks and NGOs with or on behalf of Crisis Group staff.

    The position is primarily administrative in nature but offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a high profile international NGO and to learn about conflict analysis, advocacy, country specific and thematic issues, as well as the African Union.

    Qualifications include:

    • Undergraduate or graduate degree in international relations, conflict studies, African studies, political science or similar;
    • Proven interest in and knowledge of Africa (understanding of the AU helpful);
    • Verbal and written command of English (French proficiency a plus);
    • Research and note taking skills;
    • Knowledge of Crisis Group reports helpful;
    • Administrative skills;
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, email and internet applications;
    • Organized, self-motivation and flexible, with an ability to deal confidently and swiftly with a variety of demanding tasks.

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