Vacancy - GGKP Programme Support Intern

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6 December 2016

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic programme support interns to assist with its programme management activities. 

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform ( office in Geneva was launched in January 2014 to support a global partnership of over 40 leading international organizations, research institutes and think tanks focused on:

i.Collaboratively identifying knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice;
ii.Catalysing knowledge generation to address these gaps; and
iii. Sharing and disseminating green growth knowledge.

Its founding members, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Bank comprise GGKP’s Steering Committee, and provide strategic direction and oversight for the initiative.


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background; the intern's assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Head, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), the intern will be responsible for the following: 

  • Identify and collect information on green growth projects being carried out by GGKP partners and other leading organizations in the field of green growth;

  • Identify and collect green growth and related policies enacted at the national level;

  • Identify, collect and categorize green growth resources to be part of the GGKP resources library and learning page, including green growth research and analysis, training courses, multimedia and online tools;

  • Conduct research, draft background notes, and provide overall support to GGKP research committees;

  • Track various knowledge sharing mechanisms, such as online knowledge sharing platforms, internal communication groups, topical conferences, etc., and report on key developments, news or events relevant to GGKP or it users; and

  • Assist in the identification, design and implementation of new knowledge sharing processes and mechanisms for the GGKP, including those which capitalize on the GGKP’s web platform.


Further information and details regarding this internship can be found here. Only applications submitted electronically through the UN careers portal by 16 December 2016 will be given consideration.



Duty Station: GENEVA

Posting Period: 02 December 2016 - 16 December 2016

Job Opening Number: 70525