United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Brussels
Deadline for applications: 16 November 2012
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is currently seeking an intern to start by 23 November 2012.
Description of the internship
The proposed internship lasts for a period of six months and is unpaid.
The intern will participate in the various activities of the Legal Unit of the Regional Representation for Western Europe. In particular she/he will contribute to the following tasks:
• Drafting reports.
• Country of origin research.
• Drafting responses to information requests relating to individual cases, asylum law and practice, and country of origin information.
• Monitoring legislative and policy developments on asylum matters at the national (Luxembourg/Belgium) level.
Masters degree in law. Previous relevant experience in refugee matters or human rights preferred.
Essential: Excellent drafting skills in Dutch (native speaker) and English, preferably with a working knowledge of French.
How to apply
Your CV and covering letter should be sent by e-mail by 16 November 2012 (noon), mentioning in the subject 'Legal Unit Internship November 2012'.