This note provides insight into the current legal status of interns at the United Nations. It references UN resolutions and other developments that affect the position of interns within the organization.
This letter was sent to the 5th Committee Member States of the General Assembly in October 2016. The letter and proposal puts forward the case for more inclusive, diverse and quality internships at the UN. And most importantly requests for a Secretary General report.
This letter was sent to Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in August 2015. The letter expresses the concerns of the several intern organizations in the world, and asks for a constructive dialogue on concrete proposals to improve the quality of internships at the UN.
In this letter from December 2015 to the initiative Génération précaire, the French minister of Education calls upon Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to reconsider the UN internship policy.