CAREERS IN PEACEBUILDING

 

Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights.   AIís vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.  In pursuit of this vision, AIís mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.  For positions at AI, see http://www.amnesty.org/jobs

CANADEM is a non-profit agency dedicated to advancing international peace and security through the recruitment, screening, promotion and rapid mobilization of Canadian expertise.  For positions at CANADEM, see http://www.canadem.ca/jobpostings
 
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is about helping people to help themselves. In just one generation, progress has been made in numerous developing countries around the world, with help from countries like Canada.  CIDA administers most of Canada's $2.87-billion development assistance program. CIDA works closely with the Department of National Defence and Foreign Affairs Canada in delivering Canadian assistance to countries affected by poverty, conflict, or natural disasters. This approach is known as the three "Ds": diplomacy, defence, and development.  For positions at CIDA, see http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/workin-e.htm

DEVNETJOBS is a gateway to International Development Jobs and Consultancy Assignments in International NGOs, Foundations, UN, Bilateral and Multilateral Agencies.  For positions available through DEVNETJOBS, see www.DevNetJobs.org .  Free jobs newsletter, see http://216.197.119.113/ 
 
Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC) supports Canadians abroad, works towards a more peaceful and secure world, and promotes our culture and values internationally. The former Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) has been split into two separate departments. All services, programs and activities previously offered by DFAIT are now offered by: Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC) and International Trade Canada (ITCan)  .   For positions at Foreign Affairs Canada, see http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/ni-ka/employment-en.asp 

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 17 July 1998, when 120 States participating in the "United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court" adopted the Statute. This is the first ever permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to promote the rule of law and ensure that the gravest international crimes do not go unpunished. For positions at the ICC, see http://www.icc-cpi.int/jobs/guidelines.html

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.  Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.  For positions at the Red Cross/Red Crescent, see  http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/jobs?OpenDocument

International Job Vacancies - This website was conceived as a tool to assist the visitors in their search for an international employment. This is an ads-free, non-commercial resourse. INTJOBS.ORG is not an official publisher of vacancies for any of the organizations and we do not guarantee correctness of provided information.  see http://intjobs.org/ 

Save the Children is a leading nonprofit humanitarian relief and development organization working in more than 40 countries throughout the developing world and the United States. Our mission is to create lasting, positive change in the lives of children in need. For positions at Save the Children, see http://www.savethechildren.org/careers/index.asp

The United Nations was established on 24 October 1945 by 51 countries committed to preserving peace through international cooperation and collective security. Today, nearly every nation in the world belongs to the UN: membership totals 191 countries*.  When States become Members of the United Nations, they agree to accept the obligations of the UN Charter, an international treaty that sets out basic principles of international relations. According to the Charter, the UN has four purposes: to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international problems and in promoting respect for human rights; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.  For positions at the UN, see https://jobs.un.org/release1/vacancy/vacancy.asp .  Also, see the organization chart of UN organizations at http://www.un.org/aboutun/chart.html which has links to the respective web sites (and you can search for positions there).

UNICEF (the United Nations Childrenís Fund) is, as indicated in our mission statement: Mandated by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to advocate for the protection of childrenís rights, to help meet their basic needs and help them reach their full potential ...  For positions at UNICEF, see http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index.html

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal : to build peace in the minds of men. (more)   For positions at UNESCO, see http://www.unesco.org/per/index.html

The World Bank Groupís mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world. It is a development Bank which provides loans, policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty. The Bank promotes growth to create jobs and to empower poor people to take advantage of these opportunities ...more   For positions at the World Bank Group, see http://www.worldbank.org/careers

World Health Organization ("WHO")  is the United Nations specialized agency for health.  For positions at WHO, see http://www.who.int/employment/en/

 

If you know of other sources of meaningful careers in building a Culture of Peace, please let us know at stewartr [at] peace.ca