The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD) is offering a six-month internship with our office in Kathmandu, Nepal. The last date for application is 4 August 2017.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduate and post-graduate students to get involved with UNRCPD’s work and to assist in the promotion of United Nations global norms of peace and disarmament.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in monitoring, researching and analyzing trends and developments in the area of peace and disarmament in the region;
  • Draft background papers, communications and content for reports etc.;
  • Assist in organizing conferences, meetings, workshops and other events on disarmament issues;
  • Assist in administrative/logistical tasks related to operation of the Centre; and
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills and Experience:


  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.


  • Experience in the field of peace and disarmament or a related area is desirable; and
  • Experience with website maintenance is advantageous.
  • Expertise and knowledge of conducting research; and
  • Computer literacy, incl. Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel).

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