The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional career as an international civil servant. The young professionals programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination.
For young, high-calibre professionals across the globe, the examination is a platform for launching a career at the United Nations. The 2013 examination will be offered in the following job families: Legal Affairs, Public Information, Statistics, Administration and Finance.
The application period for Legal Affairs, Public Information and Statistics opened on 3 June and will close on 2 August 2013.
The application period for Administration and Finance will open on 8 July and close on
5 September 2013.
All applications must be submitted through the United Nations careers portal: https://careers.un.org .
We kindly request your support in giving this announcement the widest possible circulation and your assistance in identifying potentially suitable candidates.
Applications from women are strongly encouraged.
Further details on the above-mentioned as well as other vacancies can be found on our careers portal https://careers.un.org .
With thanks for your time and efforts.
Strategic Planning and Staffing Division
Office of Human Resources Management
Call for papers for Volume IV of the Czech Yearbook of Public & Private International Law (published by the Czech Society of International Law)
The Czech Society of International Law is the Editor of a new periodical publication focused on International Law. The first volume has appeared in September 2010. According to models of other major foreign yearbooks, the CYIL focuses on articles and comments on Public International Law, without precluding the possibility to submit contributions dealing with Private International Law and European Law.
The CYIL took inspiration in similar foreign publications. Therefore the CYIL has adopted the following structure:
- I. Studies
- II. Short articles, comments and discussion
- III. Case-law
- IV. Czech practice relating to international law
- V. Review of books
- VI. Bibliography (Survey of journals)
The Yearbook appears both in printed (paper) and in Internet version.
The deadline for the submission is Friday 31 May 2013.
The recommended length of articles is 10 to 15 pages in English, including summary (in Czech or another language) the recommended style OSCOLA, Times New Roman font, line-spacing 1.5. We also welcome shorter comments, information and book reviews. The CYIL is a peer-reviewed journal.
Prof. Pavel Šturma
President of the CSIL