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Internship Reports

November 5, 2019

Name: TANG Tun Yu

Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Mathematics and Philosophy

The University of Hong Kong

Position: Intern, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific-Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (ESCAP-CSAM)

Duration: August 2019 – October 2019 (2 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Macro Silvestri

In the last two months, it was grateful for...

October 2, 2019

Name: ZHENG Yunting, Tina

Master of Global Political Economy

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Position: Community Mobilization Intern, UNAIDS

Duration: June 2019 – September 2019 (4 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Liu Jie

It is a honor for me to be an intern at UNAIDS. During the internship, I have not only learnt a lot from work, but also thought further about my future career.

One of...

October 1, 2019

Name: Chen Kexin

Master of Computer Science

The University of Hong Kong

Position: Intern of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Duration: July 2019 - September 2019 (3 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

An internship in the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific makes me benefited a lot from it. The United Nations is very different fro...

September 1, 2019

Name: Lam Cheuk Chee Cynthia

BSc in Biochemistry

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Position: Natural Sciences Team at the UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office

Duration: June 2019-August 2019 (3 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Philippe Pypaert

Being part of the Natural Sciences (“dream”) team at UNESCO Beijing Office has been one of the best experiences in my life. I would like to express my gr...

September 1, 2019

Name: Christine Wong

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws

The University of Hong Kong

Position: UN Coordination Intern, UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in China  (RCO)

Duration: May 2019 – August 2019 (3 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Ms. Elin Bergman

It is my pleasure to have worked in the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in China this summer. The office takes a unique position in the UN s...

August 1, 2019

Name: Tai Lok Yan, Carina

BA (Conservation)

The University of Hong Kong

Position: Intern, UNESCO Bangkok

Duration: February 2019 – July 2019 (6 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Lavina Ahuja

My last semester in the University was surprisingly to be a flourishing and fascinating journey for me to reflect upon why conservation needs our efforts, engagement and commitment. While UNESCO is an...

March 13, 2019

Name: Cheung Ming Yan, Fion

BBA (International Business and Global Management)

The University of Hong Kong

Position: Resource Mobilization Intern, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duration: September 2018 – February 2019 (6 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Sae-Ryo Kim and Peng Jiong

The half year that I have spent in UNFPA China as a resource mobilization intern is certainly one of my...

March 11, 2019

Name: Chan Wai Shan

Bachelor of Laws

The University of Hong Kong

Position: Research Assistant (Communications and Advocacy), UN Women China Office

Duration: August 2018 – February 2019 (6 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Ms. YANG Ruikan, Programme Coordinator of UN Women China Office

A six-month internship at UN Women China Office and a challenging yet rewarding journey is dotted with a rio...

February 14, 2019

Name: Lam Yuen Ting Molly

Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)

Hong Kong Baptist University 

Position: Communication and Advocacy Intern, UNAIDS, Beijing Office

Duration: 13 August 2018 – 13 February 2019 (6 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

Supervisor: Liu Jie

Being an intern in UNAIDS is an adventurous experience. From the high level health conference to the community based meeting, UNAIDS provides me a com...

February 2, 2019

Name: LEE, Yee Lak Elliot

Master of Philosophy in Religious Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Position: Intern, Culture Sector, UNESCO Beijing Office

Duration: 27 August 2018 – 1 February 2019 (5 months)

Sponsorship: United Nations Peace Development Foundation

This is the first time that a UNESCO internship position was opened to candidates of the UN internship programme of the Peace and Development Foundation, Hong Kong....

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