New York Peacebuilding Fellow - Our New York Office is seeking a one-year Fellow to work with QUNO senior staff to develop QUNO’s knowledge and programmatic capacities in the area of peacebuilding at the United Nations. In particular, the Fellow will lead on the development and completion of one or more focused peacebuilding projects that fit within QUNO’s program plan, and as agreed by QUNO senior staff. The fellow will undertake both research and programmatic work to contribute towards the successful completion of the peacebuilding projects. This will include, but will not be limited to, conducting extensive desk research on peacebuilding policy; developing and completing one or more outcome projects by the end of the fellowship; attending relevant UN meetings on peacebuilding issues; engaging with diplomats, members of the UN Secretariat and NGO representatives active on peacebuilding at the UN. For more information and to apply, click here.
Opportunities for Young Professionals
Programme Assistants - For Quakers and those in sympathy with Quaker ideals who have recently completed an undergraduate degree, this year-long service involves everything from attending UN meetings to report writing, research, event planning and routine administration in QUNO's offices in Geneva or New York. Learn more about becoming a Programme Assistant.
Geneva Summer School - The QUNO Geneva Summer School provides a two-week introduction for young people to the work of the United Nations and QUNO Geneva's four main programme areas. Further information is available here. The application period for the 2017 Geneva Summer School is now CLOSED.
- Governance - The Committees that oversee our work are made up of Quakers who volunteer to take on this guidance role. Learn more about our governance and finance.
- Outreach Presentations - We can organize a presentation explaining QUNO’s work to groups of Quakers or others of any age. Please contact us if you are interested.
- Global Issues - New QUNO work areas have often developed through an issue being shared with local Quaker meetings and 'ascended' to Yearly Meetings and to FWCC.
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