Job: Programme Assistant Food & Sustainability in Geneva Switzerland

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The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) is seeking a Programme Assistant, Food and Sustainability/Climate Change 

Location: Geneva, Switzerland 

Duration: 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016 (preceded by ten days preparation in UK from mid-August 2015) 

This is an opportunity for a person with an interest in international affairs and in international organizations to experience a range of international work, while working primarily as an assistant to QUNO’s Representative for Food & Sustainability in her work relating to agricultural trade and investment and on intellectual property of plants. The work also includes a support role to QUNO’s Bonn-based Representative for Climate Change, maintaining strong linkages between QUNO’s work in Geneva and in Bonn, contributing to programme outreach, and acting as a Geneva-based presence in meetings where appropriate.

To Apply: All applications must be made on the QUNO Programme Assistant application form for this position that is available on-line on the QUNO webpage. Your completed form should be sent by email to with “Programme Assistant, Food and Sustainability/Climate Change” in the subject line. If you decide to apply for both Programme Assistant positions, you must apply for each one separately using the relevant form.

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