This position is located in the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA). The Legal Officer reports to the Director of the Codification Division and a Principal Legal Officer.
Within delegated authority, the Legal Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in international law. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.