The Global Survivors Fund
The Global Survivors Fund (“GSF”) was launched in October 2019 by Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Prize laureates 2018. Its mission is to enhance access to reparations for survivors of conflict-related sexual violence around the globe, thus responding to a gap long identified by survivors. GSF acts to provide interim reparative measures in situations where states or other parties are unable or unwilling to meet their responsibilities. GSF advocates for duty bearers as well as the international community to develop reparations programmes. It also guides states and civil society by providing expertise and technical support for designing reparations programmes. GSF’s survivor-centric approach is the cornerstone of its work.
The intern will be responsible for supporting the activities of the Act team working on projects for interim reparative measures and will report to the Senior Project Officer. In addition, the intern may provide some support to the other activities of the Department of Programmes, when necessary.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following activities:
- Support the coordination of GSF projects for interim reparative measures
- Support the development of toolkits
- Contribute to the data analysis on the projects
- Contribute to research
- Contribute to the drafting of note and reports on the projects
- Support the liaison with national coordination teams
- Translate some project documents from and into English/ French
- Participate and report on projects meetings
- Participate in GSF Teams Meetings
- Occasionally, participate in other activities for the Direction of Programmes.
Education and Experience
The position is open to students currently enrolled in a master's programme in international relations, international law, or another related topic. Recent graduates may also apply, but a preference will be given to students undertaking this internship as part of their studies.
- Full working proficiency in English and French.
How to Apply
Please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com with “Act Intern Application” as email subject, by Sunday 8 October 2023. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Global Survivors Fund is committed to diversity, gender balance and inclusion as well as reflecting the diversity of the places where we work and the communities we work with, and will consider applications from qualified professionals from all backgrounds, cultures or beliefs. are. We encourage candidates from regions where GSF works to apply.
GSF operates and enforces multiple safeguarding policies including Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding and Fiscal Integrity.
Please note that for this position candidates must be authorised to work in the country where the position will be based at the moment of the application.
Your Data - If you choose to apply for this position, you will be providing us with your Personal Data, which we will process for the purposes of selecting a candidate for the position only. We will keep the Personal Data you share with us as part of the application process for six months from the deadline for application, after which it will be deleted. Your Personal Data will be accessed only by our HR Staff managing the recruitment process, as well as the members of the selection panel. You have the right to a) ask us for access to your Personal Data and for information about how we process it, b) to ask us to rectify the Personal Data we have on record for you, c) to ask us to delete your Personal Data or restrict its use, and d) to object to our processing of your Personal Data. To exercise these rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . If you have any concerns or complaints about how GSF processes your Personal Data, please submit them to DataProtection@globalsurvivorsfund.org .