Call For MPV United Nations Department Of Public Information (UNDPI) Youth Representative
The purpose of the UNDPI Youth Representative Position is to provide support to MPV in carrying out its advocacy work and physical representation at the UN, with a focus on issues related to youth especially thematic issues such as: gender equality and women’s empowerment, LGBTQI human rights, freedom of religion and belief, and freedom of expression.
Deadline: April 30, 2015
Location: New York, US
Organization: Muslims for Progressive Value (MPV)
Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is offering undergraduate students the opportunity to represent the organization in an officially recognized United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI) Youth Representative position. Reporting to and supervised by the Executive Director, MPV’s UNDPI Youth Representative will work closely with the Global Advocacy Director and the United Nations Representative to carry out MPV’s Global Advocacy Programme, promoting MPV’s mission and principles on global and local level to facilitate the advancement of international women’s rights and gender equality, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI) rights, freedom of and from religion or belief, freedom of expression, and other facets of MPV’s advocacy initiatives. In specific, the UNDPI Youth Representative acts as a liaison for and representative of MPV within relevant youth platforms and mechanisms that exist at the United Nations (UN) in New York.
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