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Communications Internship (unpaid)

The Intern will support CESR's communications and administration departments by executing a variety of research, outreach and administrative duties. The role will involved researching for blog articles for the CESR website.

Deadline:           July 23, 2014

Location:           CESR's New York office.

Organization:     CESR

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USA: Supreme Court Hands Reins to Religious Extremists

“Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court is a devastating blow to real religious liberty in America,” said Jon O’Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. “The claim that institutions or corporations have a conscience or religious liberty is disingenuous and offensive. Conscience and religious liberty rights belong properly to individuals. The majority of Catholics use and support contraceptive coverage. The majority of Catholics support real religious liberty for all. The majority of Catholics will be disappointed by this ruling.

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Iraq: Gunmen Kill 25 Women In Baghdad Prostitution Raid

"Twenty-five women were killed and eight people wounded, among them four men, when gunmen stormed two buildings in a residential compound in Zayouna in east Baghdad," an interior ministry official told AFP.

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Central African Republic - WASH Project Manager (0462)

The Project Manager is responsible for all WASH activities in and around Bangui. This includes managing the implementation of sector activities and related budgets, managing the sector staff team, coordinating activities with other sectors.

Deadline:          August 1, 2014

Location:          Bangui

Organization:    Tearfund

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'Set your ambitions higher' says Social Watch Report 2014 on the post-2015 agenda

As UN member states start negotiating a new development agenda and a new set of goals, the Social Watch report 2014 titled “Ends and Means” monitors how government and international institutions are doing in implementing their solemn commitments to eradicate poverty, achieve gender justice and promote sustainable development.

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Social Watch gender roundtable discusses what are the key gender justice issues today

The privatization of the gender equality agenda by powerful corporations; a persistent backtracking in sexual and reproductive rights; gaps in addressing women's labor rights in the informal economy. These are some of the key issues identified by women's rights activists and experts in a conference call organized by Social Watch* to map out the current key challenges for gender justice.

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TED Talk - Karima Bennoune: When people of Muslim heritage challenge fundamentalism

Karima Bennoune shares four powerful stories of real people fighting against fundamentalism in their own communities — refusing to allow the faith they love to become a tool for crime, attacks and murder. These personal stories humanize one of the most overlooked human-rights struggles in the world.

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UN Women: Inter-Agency Coordination Specialist

The Inter-Agency Coordination Specialist will support the improvement in the status of women in the UN System by assisting in: monitoring, analyzing and reporting on actions and initiatives in the UN System; identifying opportunities, challenges and obstacles in the achievement of gender balance.

Deadline:          July 28, 2014

Location:          New York

Organization:    UN Women  

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NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

The Special Representative will have a strategic perspective and possesses natural authority and the leadership skills to manage and motivate staff, and to seek continuous improvement.

Deadline:            July 24, 2014

Location:            NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium

Organization:      NATO

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Consultancy Services on Research and Production of African Human Development Report 2015 (2 Positions)

The research analyst will be responsible for carrying out complementary research in selected areas and preparing summary findings from the background research.

Deadline:           July 25, 2014

Location:           New York

Organization:     UNDP

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