KFDWB is committed to equipping most vulnerable people with the knowledge and skills to be agents of change in their communities and in their own lives. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help our organization to advance it mission and vision. Do you want to help? Read below. Thank you very much in advance.
We are young non-governmental organization based in Vienna, Austria. Our vision is to empower local citizens to know, understand, secure and enforce their roles, responsibilities, and engagements in the success of the SDGs in order to reach a better world – a world of economic and social justice. Therefore, KFDWB recommends skills and knolwedge for development at the core of the implementation of UN SDGs & Agenda 2030. United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Coordination and management meeting of 6 June 2019 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to our organization, Knowledge for Development Without Borders (KFDWB). This status entitles KFDWB to designate official representatives to the United Nations Headquarters in New York and the United Nations offices in Geneva and Vienna.
It is within this context that KFDWB is announcing a call for applications for the composition of a time-limited KFDWB‘s Representative at UN HQ in New York, office in Vienna and office in Geneva, that will work closely with United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and its subsidiary bodies, to ensure that global and local community’s knowledge and skills for development for Gender equality & Sustainable Development worldwide are at the core of the implementation process of the SDGs.
KFDWB’s Representatives at UN will consist of Honorable Volunteers (Retired people, journalists, teachers, young people, students, development professionals, University Professor etc.) based in New York, in Vienna and Geneva who are sharing and supporting our vision for global and local community’s knowledge and skills for development for gender equality and sustainable development worldwide.
Residency Requirements: KFDWB’s Representatives are expected to work on their representative projects at the UN HQ in New york, office in Vienna and office in Geneva.
To apply, please familiarize yourself with the
Terms of Reference and Criteria for Nomination, and fill out the application form here. Together with your resume and motivation letter, please send your application to enquiries[at] knowledgefordevelopmentwithoutborders.org.
- Call for applications
- Terms of Reference
- Criteria for Nomination
- Application Form
- KFDWB’s ECOSOC Status
- Project’s Homepage