Fund Internship Program at the Legal Department

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Open to: candidates within one or two years of completing their L.L.M., J.D., or equivalent degree in law Venue: 10-12 weeks/ between May and October 2017

Description

The IMF’s Legal Department in Washington is seeking applications for a summer intern position as part of the 2017 Fund Internship Program. The duration of the internship will be 10-12 weeks, which will be undertaken sometime between May and October 2017.

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The selected candidate will work in one of the units of the Legal Department under the supervision and guidance of a senior member of the unit. Projects assigned (which differ from year to year) will be determined at a time closer to the start of the internship... Read More »

Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in Grants, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: civil society organizations from Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo Grants: two types of grants, in the range between EUR 6.000 to EUR 8.000 per grant

Description

ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE announces a Request for Applications: Grants for Civil Society Organizations. It will provide support for targeted advocacy campaigns and policy initiatives that will contribute to achieving the following overall ACTION SEE objectives:

Enhancing the involvement of civil society and media organisations in the creation of public opinion, policymaking and participation in the decision-making mechanisms; Increasing capacities of civil society to build its constituencies and tackle bold issues.

The initiatives supported by the Small Grants Scheme are expected to focus on... Read More »

Researcher with Amnesty International

Posted on December 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 December 2016 Open to: candidates with background in law, journalism, academia or activism with experience of working on women’s human rights Remuneration: 45,855 GBP/ 35 working hours

Description

The newly established Europe and Central Asia Regional Office at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International is seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced researcher to the role of Western Europe Researcher with a partially thematic focus on women’s human rights.

As a research-based campaigning organization, investigating and documenting human rights issues is fundamental to our advocacy and lobbying work. The European Union team requires a researcher to take the lead in initiating and conducting strategic human rights research on Western Europe, in particular in the UK, Ireland,... Read More »

Internship with the European Council on Refugees and Exiles

Posted on November 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 December 2016 Open to: law graduates with proven knowledge of and interest in international and EU asylum and human rights law Remuneration: paid internship for 11 months (brutto 751 EUR)

Description

The European Council on Refugees and Exiles is offering an 11-month legal internship. The purpose of this position is to assist ECRE’s Legal Support and Litigation Team with legal research on specific topics relating to international protection, contributing to the EDAL database and activities by the ELENA network.

ECRE is a pan-European alliance of 90 NGOs protecting and advancing the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers and displaced persons. The mission is to promote the establishment of fair and humane European asylum policies and practices in accordance with international human rights law. The... Read More »

Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Posted on October 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 October 2016 Open to: recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide Fellowship: USD 55,000, plus excellent employer-paid benefits

Description

Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”), this fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be considered. Fellows typically work full-time for one year in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office. In some instances other locations may be considered. The Fellowship... Read More »

Global Advocacy Adviser in Geneva

Posted on August 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: on a rolling basis until the position is filled Open to:  law graduates with minimum 5 years professional experience Remuneration: Paid position

Description

The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is the premier global legal organization dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity. Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as fundamental human rights that all governments around the world are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

The Center seeks a Global Advocacy Adviser to support the work of the Global Advocacy team in the Global Legal Program and will report to the Director of Global Advocacy.

Main responsibilities include:

Support the Director of Global Advocacy with the implementation of the Center’s new... Read More »

CEP Research Fellow: Young Professional Development Program

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2016 Open to: citizens or residents of one of the following states: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro; with MA, an LLM or a PhD degree in political science, European studies, economics, law, environmental studies etc. Fellowship: length of the program is six months, dependent upon the chosen research topic; starting in November 2016

Description

The European Policy Centre (CEP) is launching a call for young professionals in the fields of social sciences and humanities for a six month, full-time, Research Fellowship, as a part of the Think Tank Young Professional Development Program. The Research Fellow will, under the guidance of an experienced mentor, have the opportunity to be involved in all CEP’s research activities during the fellowship.

The... Read More »

UNIL Master’s Grants for International Students in Switzerland

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 December 2016 Open to: holders of a degree from foreign university (equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree) Scholarships: CHF 1,600 per month from 15 September to 15 July

Description

University of Lausanne is offering 10 UNIL Masters Grants for foreign students for autumn semester 2017 and spring semester 2018 intake. To facilitate access to Master’s degrees by students with qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne provides around ten Master’s grants which are awarded on a competitive basis.

Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except:

Master of Medicine; Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education; Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne; Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention; Master of Science in Traceology... Read More »

International Workshop “Preparing for a Doctoral Project” in Germany

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  8 May 2016 Open to: graduates from non-German universities Venue: 27 – 29 June 2016, Munich, Germany

Description

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich and Regensburg, Germany) invites applications from graduates from non-German universities for the international workshop “Preparing for a doctoral project”, which will take place in Munich from 27 – 29 June 2016.

The workshop aims at supporting students who have finished a MA programme or are in the final phase of their graduate studies to prepare a PhD project, with which they can apply to a respective programme at a German university or for a scholarship from the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, in particular.

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a... Read More »

Scholarships for European Forum Alpbach in Austria

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Open to: students and recent graduates up to the age of 30 who study or work in Belgium Venue: 17 August- 2 September 2016, Alpbach, Austria

Description

European Forum Alpach 2016 will be held under the main topic “New Enlightenment” from 17 August till 2 September in the village of Alpbach in the Austrian Alps.

Every year, about 4,000 participants from over 60 countries meet to discuss emerging trends in eight broad fields: technology, law, European and international affairs, financial markets, economy, public health, higher education and architecture and urban planning. Each of these fields has a dedicated “symposium” in the conference schedule. All of the events, however, are united by a loose, overarching theme: in 2016, the European Forum Alpbach takes on the question of “New Enlightenment”. 

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