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UN-ECA - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

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The internship is located in the Market Institutions Section of the Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD) at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

The internship is for two (2) months with a possibility for extension, depending on the needs of the section.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

The Market Institutions Section deals with critical drivers of market functionality , including but not limited to issues such as standards and norms, competition, investment and intellectual property.

The focus of this internship will be to assist the section in its work to undertake research and analysis on two publications about “Towards a Common Investment Area in the African Continental Free Trade Area: global impacts and policy Options Towards Leveling the Playing Field for Intra-African Investment and economic transformation” and “Revisiting policy, legislation and institutions for industrial development in Africa”.


Under the general guidance of the Director of the Division, and the direct supervision of the Chief of the Market Institutions Section and within delegated authority, the incumbent will carry out the following functions:

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