Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Amnesty International’s mission is to conduct research and take action to prevent and end grave abuses of all human rights – civil, political, social, cultural and economic.

Working for Amnesty International

Amnesty International, Swiss Section, has 81 local groups comprising almost 1990 volunteers. Its secretariat employs 51 people and offers positions for 10 interns and people undertaking civilian service. A further 25 volunteers provide assistance in daily tasks.

Opportunities for students and junior professionals

Amnesty International, Swiss Section, offers 12-month internship positions in the fields of campaigning, fundraising, finance, administration, documentation, training and communication.
Further information (in German)

Amnesty International, Swiss Section

Amnesty International

Headquarters in Switzerland

Fields of activity
Human rights and peace promotion; freedom of expression and association; women’s rights; abolition of the death penalty; international justice; poverty; corporate accountability.

Countries of operation
More than 160 countries.

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