WHO ARE WE?
The Hague Interns Association (HIA) is an association of interns working at UN-related and intergovernmental organisations in The Hague, Netherlands.
To improve intern welfare and promote intern rights.
- promoting the professional welfare of interns at UN-related and intergovernmental organisations, by seeking to improve the working conditions, remuneration, and the diverse accessibility of internship programmes through dialogue with organisations, thereby improving the internship experience and increasing the participation of developing nations;
- promoting the personal and professtional welfare of interns, by consolidating and strengthening the community of interns in The Hague, and by providing assistance to interns in instances of difficulties, thereby providing support, advice, and social opportunities;
- generating a collective memory and a shared history among interns for the continuous promotion of our aims.
Any person who is, or was within the last two years, an intern in The Hague, is eligible to become a Member.
On 30 May 2012, The Hague Interns Association was incorporated under Dutch Civil Law (pursuant to article 2:26 Burgerlijk Wetboek - informal vereniging) at its first General Assembly.
HOW DO WE WORK?
HIA’s work is split into Working Groups: