26 November 2013

Plan Europe, Brussels
Advocacy and Communications Trainee
Deadline for application: 4 December 2013

Plan Europe is a regional network within Plan International which links 11 European offices of Plan and our 50 programme countries around the world with the Plan EU Office in Brussels.Plan has the active support of 700,000 individual donors in EU member states through child sponsorship. Plan Europe strives to ensure that the promotion and protection of the rights of the child is a priority for the EU’s external action in policy and practice.

Plan Europe is engaging an Advocacy and Communications Trainee to support the communications, advocacy and campaign work by engaging the EU on advocacy issues and raising Plan’s profile, primarily through participating in meetings, sharing Plan’s advocacy messages, using communication tools, engaging with EU media and organising events.

18 November 2013

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Brussels
Deadline for application: 25 November 2013

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.

In more than six decades, the agency has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. Today, a staff of some 7,685 people in more than 125 countries continues to help some 33.9 million persons.

UNHCR is currently seeking an intern to start on 2 January 2014 (with a hand-over in mid December 2013).

12 November 2013

Law, War and Human Rights, Centre for the Study of Human Rights, London School of Economics and Political Science
Eight Monday evening classes: 27 January - 17 March 2014
Deadline for application: 28 November 2013
The Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights.
The Centre organizes an eight-week programme, carried out by way of a two-hour seminar each Monday evening, examines the laws of war and international criminal law from the perspective of international human rights law. It confronts the crucial questions: are human rights law, the laws of war and international criminal law three distinct disciplines? Have they now become so entwined that it is not possible fully to understand one without some knowledge of the other?
iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
Two postdoctoral fellowships: Europe and New Global Challenges (EuroChallenge)
Deadline for application: 5 December 2013

iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts, is dedicated to the study of international courts, their role in a globalizing legal order and their impact on politics and society. To understand the crucial and contemporary interplay of law, politics and society, the centre hosts a set of integrated interdisciplinary research projects on the causes and consequences of the proliferation of international courts.

Two 3-year postdoctoral fellowships are now available at iCourts.

04 November 2013

Winter Internship Programme 2014
Deadline for application: 29 November 2013

JUSTICE is an all-party law reform and human rights organisation. It promotes improvements to the British legal system – through research, education, lobbying and interventions in the courts. It is the UK section of the International Commission of Jurists. JUSTICE is a registered charity that relies on the generosity of members and supporters for the funds to carry out its work.

JUSTICE is now inviting applications for its Winter Internship Programme 2014.
European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Brussels
Internship in the policy department
Deadline for application: 15 November 2013

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) is a network of member organisations across Europe. ENAR combats racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, promotes equality for all, and links local/regional/national initiatives with European Union initiatives. It is the voice of the anti-racist movement in Europe.

ENAR is seeking interns for the periods January - June 2014 and September - December 2014. With the aim of achieving an ethnic and gender balance in its team, ENAR endeavours to provide an optimum social and learning environment to all of its interns. People from groups affected by racial, ethnic or religious discrimination are especially encouraged to join our team.