Calls for Interest – Internship at UNCITRAL-RCAP (South Korea)

UNCCA has received recent confirmation that UNCITRAL-RCAP in South Korea is currently receiving applications for interns from October 2019 onwards. Applications are highly recommended.

The relevant invitation from UNCITRAL-RCAP is reproduced below:

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

The internships at UNCITRAL-RCAP are open for application at the United Nations Careers Portal (Job Opening Number: 117698 / Duty Station: Incheon City, Republic of Korea).

The internship positions are for a minimum duration of two months and a maximum duration of six months, with various starting dates within the period of 1 October 2019 – 31 March 2020.

Applicants for our internship must, at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements:

(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);

(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);

(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

For the internship advertised, proficiency in oral and written English is required, and knowledge of another United Nations official language, namely Arabic, Chinese or Russian, as well as of regional languages such as Japanese, Korean, or others, would be an advantage.

Please note that United Nations interns are not paid. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institutions. Visit our Careers Portal for the job description, requirements and other details.

Interested applicants must apply through Inspira, our online employment application system.

The online application system for this job opportunity is available 24 hours a day until 30 June 2019, 11:59 p.m. (New York time).

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact the shortlisted candidates via email.

Applications are very much welcomed, and we would be grateful if you could kindly circulate this information among your contact network or website.

Thank you.

Opportunity to Attend UNCITRAL Commission Sessions in Vienna (8-19 July 2019)

Dear UNCCA members

As a benefit of your UNCCA membership, you can attend various sessions through which the UNCITRAL is performing its work. At this stage, we are extending the invitation to attend the upcoming UNCITRAL Commission sessions to take place in Vienna between 8-19 July 2019. Please find the official invitation with the relevant information attached.

Should you be interested in attending, please express your interest to Dr Dalma Demeter, Deputy Chair (Dalma.Demeter@canberra.edu.au) and/or to Dr Alan Davidson, Director of UNLAWS (a.davidson@law.uq.edu.au). Similarly to attending Working Group sessions, attendance is self-funded, and delegates must be members of both UNCCA and LawAsia and must also provide evidence of travel insurance to be confirmed.

The internal UNCCA deadline for submitting your EOI is Sunday, 23 June. Please indicate the reason you wish to attend, keeping in mind the agenda available at https://uncitral.un.org/en/commission.

 

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UNCCA 2019 May Seminar Booklet

We are pleased to share that this year’s UNCCA May Seminar was another resounding success.

We have prepared a booklet in the interest of providing greater access to interested members that could not attend. The booklet helpfully provides profiles of the talented individuals enlisted that contributed to the event’s success and the topics discussed (with hyperlinked discussion papers where available). We hope it is useful and we are grateful for the contributions that have enabled us to carry out another successful event. The booklet may be downloaded here: http://uncca.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-UNCCA-May-Seminar-Booklet.pdf. 

Hyperlinked materials include:

2019 UNCCA May Seminar Booklet