- Attending Human Rights Council sessions, UPR and other UN meetings and briefing the team on developments;
- Researching human rights issues concerning the UN human rights mechanisms in Geneva;
- Attending negotiations of draft resolutions and taking notes to enhance understanding of the material and brief the team;
- Drafting correspondence and advocacy materials related to the Council and HRW advocacy goals;
- Organizing advocacy meetings and side-events at the Council; and
- Contributing to some administrative tasks related to HRW’s advocacy activities.
Applicants who are offered an internship, but who are not Swiss or EU citizens or permanent residents, must possess a valid Swiss visa for the duration of the internship.
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