UNHCR – Public Information Volunteer Internship 2017 in USA

Posted on September 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Opento: intern with a background in journalism, communications, media relations, social media, multi- media skills and some content creation for the web. Benefits: deeper knowledge of the work of UNHCR and other professional working skills

Description

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, was established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly to provide protection and assistance to refugees worldwide. In more than five decades, UNHCR has helped more than 50 million people restart their lives. Today, UNCHR staff in more than 120 countries continue to help and protect millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.

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The Regional Representation of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Washington, DC, seeks volunteer interns to assist... Read More »

Vacancy for Research and Campaign Assistant in London

Posted on August 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Open to: candidates having good understanding of the human rights situation in Turkey, along with fluency in English and Turkish Benefits: 34,430 GBP pro rata + other benefits Description

We are looking for a committed Research and Campaign Assistant to work as part of the International Secretariat in the Turkey team. Responsible for managing efficient and effective administrative systems, you will monitor and gather information, be the first point of contact for handling enquiries and ensure that relevant developments in the region are brought to the attention of the right people. You will also assist in the production and distribution of campaign materials. This is a part time role at 17.5 (0.5 FTE) hours per week.

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Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop in Hong Kong

Posted on July 5th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 August 2017 Open to: individuals from civil society working in public health, human rights and related fields Benefits: full scholarship support for the workshop

Description

The Open Society Foundations is seeking applicants for its Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop in Hong Kong with an aim to focus on the connections between human rights, public health, and drug policy as well as the gap between these principles and practice in the implementation of drug policies in Asia. The workshop will familiarize participants with the international drug control system, regional trends in drug markets (supply, transit, and demand), and comparative case studies of alternative approaches to managing drug use in society as a health and social concern.

The course will also look are recent... Read More »

Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization

Posted on June 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 02 July 2017 Open to: all interested applicants who hold bachelor’s Degree or a Degree equivalent to Bachelor’s Scholarship: full scholarships for up to 25 students

Description

The Regional Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization the Caucasus is established with the financial support of the European Union. It is a part of the Global Campus for Master’s Programmes and Diplomas in Human rights and Democratization around the world. The MA is implemented in cooperation with the European Inter-University Center (Venice), and in partnership with leading universities of Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Georgia. The Regional Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization is an interdisciplinary program (with legal, political and multidisciplinary components), with duration of 1 year (60 ECTS). It is implemented... Read More »

Visiting Professorship for Researcher at Risk

Posted on May 5th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Open to: persons with Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution Remuneration: lump sum of 4,000 EUR gross

Description

Applications are sought from outstanding academics working in areas connected with the study of migration politics with a focus on Europe and/or the EU. This position is specifically dedicated to supporting a researcher, who is threatened in his/her home country due to the content of his/her scientific work or opinions he/she has expressed.

Eligibility

The successful candidate will fulfill the following criteria:

Doctoral degree/Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; Be currently at risk in her/his home country; Outstanding achievements in research, excellent publication record, international reputation; Have a good knowledge of English or... Read More »

SWP Internship for International Students

Posted on April 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: international students Remuneration: EUR 300 per month

Description

SWP offers a limited number of three-month full-time internships for highly motivated students. They are particularly interested in attracting young academics in political science and related social sciences (economics, law, administration, occasionally also regional studies, ethnology or journalism). The interns’ based offices will be in Berlin-Wilmersdorf.

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They accept students at the following stages:

Students already studying for a Master degree (also Hauptstudium in the German Magister/Staatsexamen/Diplom system); Holders of Bachelor degree who can demonstrate they are applying for a place on a master’s degree course and who expect to be regular master’s students at the time proposed for the internship; Holders of Bachelor/ Master degree who are enrolled on an additional... Read More »

Photo Competition “My Europe, My Rights”

Posted on April 21st, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: amateur and professional photographers from one of the 28 EU Member States min. 18 years old Prize: 1st EUR 2,000, 2nd EUR 1,500, 3rd EUR 1,000 of photographic equipment + trip to Brussels

Description

Recent events including the abuse of power, violence and attacks on essential values in Europe and beyond show that nothing, not even our most fundamental rights, must be taken for granted. Fundamental human rights that were developed as universal and indivisible protection mechanisms are being challenged by political ideologies and actions.

​Do we have to give up certain rights to keep others? Are there rights only for some, ​​​but​ not for all?

​Take your camera and express what rights mean to... Read More »

Play Forward Youth Exchange

Posted on April 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: young people aged 18-30 from Spain, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Italy, Latvia and Netherlands Venue: 21st – 30th of August 2017, Ommen, The Netherlands

Description

Play Forward Project aims to address the need for inclusive opportunities for all young people without discrimination through sport, physical and outdoor activities. The idea behind this project is to create a safe space and playground for you to Play, Learn and Create. The Exchange consists of 10 full working days.

Main aim is to promote social inclusion and human rights between young people in their local communities, while stimulating their active citizenship through sports.

Eligibility Between the age of 18-30 years old; Coming from Spain, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Italy, Latvia or Netherlands; Coming from communities who... Read More »

Study Visit “Celebrate Diversity, Practice Acceptance”

Posted on April 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 April 2017 Open to: youth workers from Armenia, France, Georgia, Luxembourg, Norway and Russian Federation Venue: Yerevan, Armenia

Description

The purpose of the visits is to get a better understanding of the situation of minority inclusion process and ICL as well as Human Rights and to learn about the support structures for young people provided by CSOs and state authorities.

All main content elements and used method within the programme are to learn more about inter-cultural learning and to promote inclusion of the minorities in Europe, to make the participants familiar with the situation in Caucasus and in order to multiply effective policies around after the study visit by passing on aspects of the study visit... Read More »

Games of Media – Struggles for People?

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 March 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders from Finland, Georgia, Greece, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and Turkey Costs: 15 EUR participation fee

Description

The Training Course “Games of Media – Struggles for People?” aims to empower youth workers and youth activists to become conscious media consumers, to apply their critical thinking skills and to contribute to more inclusive and tolerant societies through NFE

The training course “Games of Media – Struggles for People?” will bring together 30 youth workers and youth activists from 10 EU and neighbourhood countries.

Eligibility Youth leaders and youth activists committed to countering radicalisation and hate speech; Youth workers involved in the topic of human rights education, particularly in regard to the current migrant crisis; Young... Read More »