Internship Opportunity with the New York Delegation of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

FIDH delegation to the United Nations (UN) in New York is looking for a full-time or

part-time intern available for a minimum of 4 months.


For more information about FIDH and our mandate, please visit:   

New York's activities include:

* Developing advocacy strategies to protect and promote human rights in crisis

situations (for example: Mali, Myanmar/Burma, Syria, & Haiti) and on thematic

issues (for example: the protection of human rights while countering terrorism,

fighting impunity for international crimes and human rights violations

* Bringing local human rights defenders (from Indonesia, Belarus, Afghanistan, etc.)

to New York and Washington for advocacy meetings with senior UN and

government officials

* Analyzing UN policies and programs and developing and presenting

recommendations to strengthen the work of the UN in upholding human rights


How to apply:

To apply for this internship, please send the following documents:

· A cover letter,

· A copy of your resume/CV, and

· A writing sample (maximum 5 pages), preferably on the topic of human rights

or international affairs

with the subject line: 'FIDH-NY Internship Candidate' , to Ms. Stephanie David