Stages : UNEP recherche un(e) Stagiaire dans le cadre du Soutien au programme du Fonds japonais pour la biodiversité, Canada.









Under the direct supervision of the Junior Professional Officer and overall supervision of the Japan Biodiversity Fund (JBF) Global Coordinator, the intern will:

• Provide organizational and logistics support for the JBF activities;
• Support and assist the JBF team in the management, coordination and implementation of its activities, including preparation of team meeting minutes;
• Conduct research and contribute to the preparation of documents by gathering and analysing information;
• Assist the members of the JBF team in administrating and implementing the JBF activities and coordinating donor relations; and
• Perform any other tasks assigned by the JBF Global Coordinator.


Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

(a) Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or,
(b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor ’s level or equivalent).
(c) Have graduated with a university degree.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;

Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Preferred area of study: Study on environment policy, environmental science, public policy, global affairs and other related subject at master’s degree or 4th Year Undergraduate.

Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

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Application deadline : February 27th, 2023