Overview of actors

Amnesty International, Swiss Section

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who take injustice personally.

We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. We bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Climate Action
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

Detailed research, advocacy and determined campaigning.

We investigate and expose the facts, whenever and wherever abuses happen.
We lobby governments, and other powerful groups such as companies. Making sure they keep their promises and respect international law. We support people to claim their rights through education and training.

... and why

To make human rights a reality for everyone.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Education and Training
External Relations
Human Resources Management
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Media and Communication
Political Affairs and Peacekeeping

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities no
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid
Peace Promotion and Human Security


Bern, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation


Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 50 and 200

Outside Switzerland:

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