Copyediting of a terminology guide in English, Moldova At OHCHR Moldova

Closing date: Monday, 29 May 2023


Description of assignment title: Copyediting of a terminology guide in English

Assignment country: Republic of Moldova

Expected start date: Invalid Date

Sustainable Development Goal: 17. Partnerships for the goals

For how many hours per week will the volunteer be required?

6 – 10

Host entity: OHCHR Moldova

Type: Online

Duration: 2 weeks

Number of assignments: 2


Mission and objectives

UN Human Rights in Moldova assists the UN Country Team in Moldova, the authorities, the judiciary, the parliament, national human rights institutions and civil society through technical advice and capacity building activities to protect, respect, fulfill and mainstream human rights in the country.


OHCHR Moldova is seeking two online volunteers to support us in editing a guide on human rights terminology in English. The aim of this task is to improve the accuracy and quality of our document from English language perspective and to ultimately effectively communicate and advocate for human rights. Selected volunteer(s) will have a chance to learn more on the human rights terminology guide and its purpose within OHCHR while supporting the team at first hand. We expect the selected online volunteer(s) to start with this task immediately.

Task description

  •  Copyedit OHCHR Moldova terminology guide (40 pages) in English
  •  Ensure translations are concise, in line with OHCHR communications guidelines, and fit the audience
  •  Collaborate with the OHCHR Moldova Team to ensure reports are high-quality and effective
  •  Provide feedback and suggestions to improve the quality of the document


Required experience

Native English speaker Familiarity with human rights technical terms Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines Previous copyediting or translation experience is an asset Excellent communication and collaboration skills


English, Level: Mother tongue, Desirable

Other information

Inclusivity statement

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.


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