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ProfileAssociate Legal Officer (Temporary), P2
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in law or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P). 2+ years of progressively responsible experience in public international law, including legal analysis, research and writing is required. Experience in drafting international law background papers with emphasis on the progressive development of international law and its codification is desirable. Experience in publishing articles on topics of public international law is desirable. Experience in organizing and facilitating international law training courses or seminars is desirable. English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Posting Period: 21 March 2019