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To start the application process, applicants are required to register at by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. All candidates are required to carefully fill the Personal History Form, bearing in mind that the information included in it must be true, complete and correct in all respects. Any misrepresentation or material omission would lead to the disqualification of the candidate, and any internal candidate would be liable to termination.” Applications and amendments will not be accepted after the deadline of the vacancy announcement Only applications received through will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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Supporting to individual cases:


Provide front line counselling to PRL and PRS through face to face and telephone interviews, referring to UNRWA’s Legal Aid Coordinator and/or to relevant partner organization where necessary, and following up on these;

Identify and refer cases that need representation or can support test cases to the Legal Coordinator;

Case manage PRS and PRL legal cases, including those requiring representation, and ensure adequate case closure in coordination with the relevant administrative authorities;

Liaise with UNRWA’s Protection and RSS teams to identify individual cases that need further support


Improving awareness of Palestinian’s legal status in Lebanon:


Be the UNRWA focal point for the dissemination of written or verbal information on UNRWA’s legal response to issues faced by PRS and PRL

Develop communications materials advising PRS and PRL of their rights and the services available to them

Act as a focal point in the Beqaa area for legal awareness sessions and on the spot legal counseling

Support youth to prepare for the job market

Develop the capacity of UNRWA frontline staff, partner NGOs and popular committees through awareness raising and training to recognize and refer legal concerns facing PRS and PRL and provide advice where appropriate, including orientation to UNRWA legal services

Provide regular written and verbal updates on key issues and concerns expressed by PRS and PRL to improve UNRWA’s analysis, response and referral mechanisms;




Coordinate and finalize reporting for the team as required;

Ensure that payments are up to date;

Last modified: 
30 Jul, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Law & Legal Affairs
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Limited Duration Contract till June 30 2021
Monthly basic salary USD 1,674.00 + SPLA USD167
Salary Range:
1500 to 2000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
A law degree from a recognized university-level academic institution.
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon