25 March 2013

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Brussels

Deadline for application: 1 April 2013

The UNHCR is currently seeking an intern to start mid to late April 2013.

Description of 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 s/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.

Required qualifications
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 1 April 2013 to
belbr@unhcr.org, mentioning in the subject Legal Unit Internship April 2013.

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