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UNESCO Bangkok offers opportunities for people with determination and motivation to help the Organization achieving its goals.


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  • Intern for Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IE/ECCE Team)

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    Parent Sector: Field Office
    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract: Non Staff
    Duration of contract: From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to: External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 26-OCT-2022

    Overview of the functions of the post
    Under the overall guidance of the Section Chief, the intern will work closely with the responsible Programme Specialist(s) and assist the Inclusive Basic Education team to support the Inclusive Education (IE) and Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. In particular, the incumbent will contribute to programme implementation through the following tasks:

    • Assist in the organization of meetings, taking minutes and supporting activities under Asia Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group and Disability-Inclusive Education in Asia-Pacific Working Group;
    • Support the planning and organization of high-level events, such as the 7th International Conference on Language and Education and others as necessary;
    • Support the implementation of on-going and future projects on Inclusive Education and ECCE;
    • Assist in the production of ECCE and IE related reports, presentations, webpage and relevant advocacy materials, when required; and
    • Support any other additional activities or tasks for the programme areas under the Inclusive Basic Education team – this may include conducting web research for required information, drafting correspondence and concept notes for events, taking notes and report writing, drafting and publishing news materials, and updating and maintaining website contents.

    For more details and how to apply, visit this link for more information.

    Only if you are unable to attach requirements in system, please inform us at UNESCO Bangkok Office via email at iqe.bgk(at)unesco.org, with Subject: Application for Ref. IE/ECCE/2022.

  • Decade Regional Coordination Officer (Science Planning and Development)

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    Parent Sector: Field Office
    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Natural Sciences
    Type of contract: Non Staff
    Duration of contract: From 7 to 11 months
    Recruitment open to: External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 31-OCT-2022

    Overview of the function of the post
    We are seeking a Decade Regional Coordination Officer who is capable of coordinating the development and implementation of UN Decade Actions.  The primary responsibilities of the incumbent will be to reinforce the function of the WESTPAC Office as a Decade Coordination Office, and promote the engagement of ocean research communities with other ocean stakeholders in the region in support of the  UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

    For details and how to apply, please visit this link

    Please submit your application through SuccessFactors. Only if you are unable to attach requirements in system, please inform us at iocwestpac(at)unesco.org

  • Consultant - Review and Assessment Tool for Education Sector Approaches to MHPSS

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    Parent Sector: Education Sector (ED)
    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract: Non Staff
    Duration of contract: From 7 to 11 months
    Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 07-OCT-2022 (EXTENDED)

    Nature of the Consultancy
    To develop an analytical approach and review and assessment tool, based on the best available evidence, technical and operational guidance and standards, that supports data collection on the status, nature and improvement needs of education sector mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) policies and programmes in formal education settings. 

    For details and how to apply, please visit this link

    Please submit your application through the UNESCO Careers website. If you cannot submit your application or supporting documents through the system, please inform us at iqe.bgk(at)unesco.org