Employment | UN Women

Employment P_11_form_UNwomen - UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - Required when applying for all vacancies and must be attached as part of online application in place of CV/resume. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. (Please contact us if you have questions.) Director, Human Resources Post Level: D1 Location: New York, USA Application Deadline: 26 March 2013 Economic Empowerment Advisor Post Level: P5 Location: Bangkok, … [Read more...]

Afghan Women Taking Action in Business

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan (ILO News) – Afghans have been immersed in a conflict that has affected every aspect of their ordinary lives. For Khalida Yaqobi, the conflict has been an obstacle, not an obstruction. After graduating in engineering from Balkh University, she secretly studied English at a time when women seeking an education risked being executed by the Taliban. “I was studying English in a private house, without textbooks or notebooks, going in a burqa to a hidden English … [Read more...]

President Karzai and President Obama Speak on Telephone

November 14, 2012 President Karzai and President Obama Speak on Telephone KABUL, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai and President Barack Obama held a telephone conversation this evening, Afghanistan time. President Obama telephoned President Karzai to thank him for his congratulatory message and wishes on his re-election. President Karzai, who has just returned from official trips to Indonesia and India, reiterated his congratulations to President Obama on his victory and wished him … [Read more...]

Foundation for Afghanistan Holds Its Inaugural Dinner and Award Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC - September 12, 2012: The Foundation for Afghanistan will hold its Inaugural Dinner and Award Ceremony at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m. to further support Afghans to fully materialize their potential and take the responsibility of rebuilding a stable, pluralistic society. Founder and chairman of the Foundation, former Afghan Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad, will host the event. His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, … [Read more...]

Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch, Mrs. Caroline Firestone

  Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch   The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C. hosted a book launch party to celebrate Mrs. Caroline Firestone’s latest book, Afghans and Americans United. This is Mrs. Firestone’s third book on Afghanistan. Afghans and Americans United profiles various American diplomats, business leaders, and non-profit organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of Afghans, as well as important female Afghan leaders who are making a … [Read more...]

UN WOMEN – Career Opportunity

Employment UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - Required when applying for all vacancies. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. (Please contact us if you have questions.) Policy Specialist (Data and Research – Progress of the World’s Women) Location: New York Post Level: P3 Application Deadline: 5 December, 2011 External Relations Specialist (Intergovernmental Support) Location: New York Post Level: P3 Application Deadline: 5 … [Read more...]

UN Women – Employment, now hiring

  UN WOMEN   Employment UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments: Programme Analyst (UN Trust Fund – EVAW) Location: New York Post Level: P2 (TA) Application Deadline: 22 August 2011 Programme Specialist (EVAW) Location: New York Post Level: P4 Application Deadline: 24 August 2011 Programme Specialist (LAC) Location: New York Post Level: P3 Application Deadline: 24 August 2011 Regional Programme Coordinator Location: … [Read more...]

Ranna Tareen, 2011 – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women has decided to Celebrate the Life One Women who is putting her Own Life at Risk to TAKE ACTION for the Benefit of other Women. WOMAN of ACTION Ranna Tareen "I see my death… but no one cares" KANDAHAR, 11 May 2010 (IRIN) - Work outside the home in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province has become almost impossible for women due to constant threats and intimidation by insurgents. Coordinating Director for Development and Economic Affairs … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment – UNDP – JOBS for Women

Women’s Empowerment Women's empowerment and gender equality are one of the Millennium Development Goals and central to all other development efforts. UNDP works to promote achievement of these goals in all parts of its work, and also administers UNIFEM. We are now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments: UN Women: Gender and Mediation Training and Resources Development Expert External International Consultant Apply by Jul-17-11 New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Apply … [Read more...]

AFGHANISTAN – Virginity-related penalties “extremely unfair”.

AFGHANISTAN: Virginity-related penalties “extremely unfair” Photo: Salma Zulfiqar/IRIN Virginity is not mentioned in the Afghan penal system and other laws, but hundreds of women unfairly face penalties over it (file photo) KABUL, 26 April 2011 (IRIN) - The penalties that Afghan women suffer whenever allegations of pre-marital sex and loss of virginity emerge, including death, are extreme, discriminatory and not in the penal code, activists said. “I saw a woman who was … [Read more...]

Risky climate for women candidates in Afghan elections

Risky climate for Women Candidates in Afghan elections   Political hopeful Robina Jalali represented her country at the Beijing Olympics In a crowded Kabul bazaar, Robina Jalali is campaigning for parliament. In her silk headscarf and make-up, she stands out from the women around her - some dressed head to toe in full burka. Robina Jalali is an unconventional Afghan woman, by any standards. The last time she ran for her country was at the Beijing Olympics - as a sprinter. She is … [Read more...]

Women News Network – WNN is currently seeking … JOBS!

    Jobs Women News Network – WNN is currently seeking individuals to fill the following positions -   Human Rights / Women’s Rights Journalists WNN is currently seeking staff journalists/correspondents to cover news on global women from East Europa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific regions on freelance assignments. Correspondents must be based in the region. Our interest is in journalists who are familiar with in-depth feature writing. Journalists are encouraged to provide background facts … [Read more...]

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