Internship: Public Information (UNEP Liaison Office to the EU)


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Communications/Information Assistant of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Brussels Office, the intern will do the following:

  • EU outreach

– Support the implementation of outreach strategies in order to raise UNEP’s profile in the development and environment fields
– Contribute to the identification of areas of common interest between the EU institutions & UNEP
– Canvass for opportunities to collaborate on areas of common interest with EU institutions, and investigate new mediums for partnership building such as through social media

  • Monitoring EU developments

– Collect and monitor EU news and information on political developments, important decisions etc
– Attend and report on conference and meetings, especially those with high-level attendees speaking on topics relevant to UNEP’s mandate

  • Outreach events

– Support the organization & undertaking of high-level visits and events
– Support the launch of UNEP reports in Brussels

  • Information management

– Manage the updating of UNEP’s online tools for information exchange with the EU
– Assist in keeping a good flow of internal information

  • Other ad hoc duties

– Contribute to other UN entities on collaborative events

The UNEP Liaison Office to the EU  internship is for 6 months.

Please note: The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Application deadline: 12 November 2014

Read more and apply here.

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