Intern (Transboundary Water Governance)

Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Stockholm, Sweden
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Organization Type: 
International Organization
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Entry Level (0-2 Years)


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Terms of Reference – GWP Internship on Transboundary Water Governance


The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a Network of more than 3,000 Partners, with 13 Regional Offices, whose mission is to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels. It has been promoting Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) since 1996, and is also involved in Climate Change, Transboudary Cooperation, Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) and the Nexus approach as well as cross cutting issues such as gender and youth. The intern will be primarily responsible to provide support on transboundary water portfolio within GWP.


1. Transboundary water program development
The intern will support development of transboundary water program within GWP network.

2. International water governance and international water law training modules.
GWP has been conducting International water law governance and international water law trainings in Africa, Latin America and in Asia. The intern will support further development and implementation of this training module. In particular, the intern will analyse existing online modules and training courses on international water law and water governance, identify the gaps, and provide suggestions to development of online module that would benefit future trainings.

3. Communication and knowledge products
The intern will support development of communication and knowledge products in GWP’s the area of transboundary waters.

4. Writing blog
During the internship period, the intern is encouraged to at least write 1 short article on any water related topic of her interest that will be published on the blog section of the GWP main website.

5. Ad-hoc tasks
The intern will assist in any other tasks related to transboundary waters, as well as water and human rights when needs arise within GWP network.

Duration: Minimum 3 months. Intern who can commit to a longer term assignment is given preferences.
Start Date: mid-September 2018

Interested candidates for both internships should apply by 31 August 2018 - with starting date in mid-September. Please apply by email to – indicating in the headline which one of the internships you are interested in. Please include a cover letter stating your interest and suitability, and attach your resume/CV.