On patrol with the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.
A patrol of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in the Donetsk region. © OSCE/Evgeny Maloletka

Current vacancies – SEP-sponsored positions

Planned positions

Human Security Adviser for Iraq

Expert in Transitional Justice Processes and Customary/Traditional/Indigenous Law (PDF, 2 Pages, 67.6 kB, English)
Secondment to the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, Bogota

Resilience Adviser (PDF, 5 Pages, 781.7 kB, English)
Secondment to the UN Resident Coordinator Office in Syria

Reserve lists for the following international magistrate profiles:

Secondment to the Special Criminal Court of the Central African Republic 
Background information (PDF, 7 Pages, 200.1 kB, German)

UN Youth Volunteers (Q3/2024)

Junior Programm Officer, OSRSG Children and Armed Conflict, New York

Junior Programm Officer in Human Rights, OHCHR -  Prevention and Sustaining Peace Section, New York

Junior Programm Officer, DPA-  Mediation Support Unit, New York

Junior Programm Officer in Correction, OROLSI, New York

Junior Programm Officer in Human Rights, OHCHR - Special Rapporteur on Torture, Geneva

Junior Programm Officer in Human Rights, OHCHR -  Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association, Geneva

Junior Programm Officer, individual complaints at treaty body strengthening, OHCHR, Geneva

Junior Programm Officer in Human Rights, UNOAU in Addis Ababa

Current vacancies – positions not sponsored by the swiss expert pool

The positions below correspond with Switzerland's thematic and geographic policy priorities in peace and human rights but cannot be sponsored by the FDFA. The organisations directly recruit and employ the candidate. We kindly request you to send your application to the relevant organisation. Candidates can inform the SEP of their application.

Application dossier

A complete application dossier contains the following documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Copies of diplomas and references
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • SEF personal data sheet

For OSCE and EU applications with the documents requested in the job advertisement.

Unsolicited applications will not be considered.

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Last update 11.01.2023

Swiss Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding

FDFA Peace and Human Rights Division
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