UN Online Volunteering Opportunity in Researching Judicial COVID-19 Responses: Apply Now!

The Online Volunteering service offers volunteering opportunitiesvolunteer in ‘Researching Judicial COVID-19 Responses’ by the Doha Declaration Global Program.

About UN Volunteering

The Online Volunteering service offers a database of online volunteering opportunities submitted by development organizations worldwide. Interested individuals identify opportunities that match their interests, expertise, and skills, and submit their applications directly to the organizations, which select the volunteers they would like to engage in their activities.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program contributes to sustainable human development through volunteerism worldwide.

Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges anywhere in the world, from any device.

Through the Online Volunteering service, UNV offers:

  • A global platform for organizations and online volunteers to connect
  • An easy-search database of online volunteering opportunities
  • Tools to manage volunteers’ and organizations’ online collaboration
  • Access to online volunteering experiences, best practices, and lessons learned
  • The possibility for volunteers and organizations to expand their networks
  • The advantage of the universal reach and neutrality of the United Nations

Know more about UN Online Volunteering, here.

The Research Volunteering Opportunity

Support from a volunteer to research the responses of judiciaries worldwide to the COVID-19 pandemic is sought. The end product would be an annotated bibliography of legal and policy documents detailing national, regional, and international responses. The intention is to share good practices among judiciaries.

Overview

At the conclusion of the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Qatar, the Doha Declaration was adopted. Calling for the integration of crime prevention and criminal justice into the wider agenda of the United Nations, and endorsed by the General Assembly, the Doha Declaration has at its center the understanding that the rule of law and sustainable development are interrelated and mutually reinforcing. To put the Doha Declaration into reality, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – with the financial support of the State of Qatar – launched an ambitious Global Programme.

Officially established in April 2018 under the Global Programme, the Global Judicial Integrity Network is open to judiciaries and a broad range of individuals and institutions, as well as relevant international organizations. The Network aims to promote peer learning and support activities, facilitate access to relevant tools and resources related to judicial integrity, and support the further development and effective implementation of principles of judicial conduct and the prevention of corruption within the justice system.

Click here for the official details.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of English is required.
  • Experience working in the justice system is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of additional UN languages would be an asset.

Number of Volunteers Required

2 needed

Work Hours and Duration

6-10 hours per week / 2 weeks

 

Click here to apply for the volunteering opportunity.

 

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