Paperback: ISBN (13): 978-1-68109-059-7
Kindle: ISBN (13): 978-1-68109-079-5
Written by a successful candidate to National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE), this book is the essential guide for talented, highly-motivated candiates aiming to become international civil servants in the United Nations. This book seeks to prepare candidates not only for the written exam, but also for the oral interview. As such, it includes outlines and resources for preparing for the competency-based interview as well as important data frequently tested in written exams.
The book includes the following resources:
- Actual questions asked in previous administrations of the NCRE for the Legal Affairs Occupational Group;
- Actual questions asked in competency-based interviews. These questions are drawn not only from competency-based interviews conducted by the UN Secretariat, but also from other UN bodies and hybrid institutions, including the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL).
Moreover, this book includes an extensive outline of the international law subjects most frequently tested on the written and oral exams, including:
- Sources of International Law
- States and Governments in the International Order
- International Humanitarian Law
- International Criminal Law
- Human Rights and Refugee Law
- State Responsibility
- International Environmental Law
- International Trade Law
Students serious about joining the United Nations legal counsel will find this book to be an indispensable and unparalleled resource.
With a focus on international and comparative law, the JuraLaw™ imprint publishes monographs exploring public and private international law and overviews of the laws of various nations.