20 May 2014

The Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway
International Criminal Court Summer School 2014
16 - 20 June 2014
Deadline for registration: 6 June 2014

The annual International Criminal Court summer school at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premiere summer school specializing on the International Criminal Court. The summer school allows participants the opportunity to attend a series of intensive lectures over five days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject and by legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court. The summer school is attended by legal professionals, academics, postgraduate students and NGOs. Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and operations, and the applicable law. Participants are also given the opportunity to network with the speakers throughout the week. Lectures also speak to related issues in international criminal law, including: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, the crime of aggression, universal jurisdiction, immunities, and the role of victims. The Centre is delighted to announce that this year there will be a lecture on Africa and the ICC.

All information on the Summer School 2014 can be found here.

15 May 2014

The Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham
Summer School on the Rights of the Child
23 - 27 June 2014
Deadline for application: 30 May 2014
The Human Rights Law Centre Summer School is a unique, expert-led programme aimed at people working in government, national human rights institutions, NGOs, international governmental organisation, legal professionals and academics, as well as interested students. The objective of this exciting programme is to consider issues concerning the rights of the child that are a matter of current legal, political and societal attention, both internationally and comparatively. These include violence against children, child participation, child poverty, children in conflict, and child rights monitoring and advocacy.
The Summer School will examine international and regional child rights law, including the work of the international courts and treaty monitoring bodies mandated to consider violations of the rights of the child.
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), Brussels
Two Project Assistant internships
Deadline for application: 2 June 2014

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international membership organization working in the field of human rights, self-determination, indigenous issues, democracy and non-violence. UNPO represents 43 nations, minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and was established in 1991 at the Peace Palace in The Hague. UNPO’s worldwide activities are coordinated and implemented from the organization’s headquarters in The Hague and a regional advocacy office in Brussels.

Students and young professionals from all over the world, with degrees in international relations, political science, international law, development and political/social geography and a range of work experience have undertaken internships at the UNPO. Interns are offered a unique work experience, with a wide range of responsibilities in a multicultural environment that uses English as the main working language. Each intern is given the opportunity to develop and implement their academic, organizational, political, administrative and research skills.

UNPO is offering two Project Assistant internships.

06 May 2014

European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Brussels
Internship in Policy Department
Deadline for application: 15 May 2014

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) is the only pan-European anti-racist network that combines advocacy for racial equality and facilitating cooperation among civil society anti-racist actors in Europe. The organisation was set up in 1998 by grassroots activists on a mission to achieve legal changes at European level and make decisive progress towards racial equality in all EU Member States. Since then, ENAR has grown and achieved a great deal.

ENAR offers regular internships in its different departments (policy, networking and communication). It endeavours to provide an optimum social and learning environment to all itsinterns. They become fully integrated and key team players, whose insight and suggestions are welcomed.

The ENAR Policy Department is offering an internship for the period September - December 2014.
Academy of European Law (ERA)
Countering Trafficking in Human Beings in the Private Sector
12 - 13 June 2014, Trier

The Academy of European Law is a non-profit public foundation that provides training in European law to legal practitioners. Its patrons include most EU member states and it is supported by the EU. ERA organises conferences and seminars around Europe, has an e-learning platform and publishes a legal journal ERA Forum.

This seminar intended primarily for the private sector from destination and transit countries for trafficking in human beings (THB), will focus on the roles and responsibilities of the private sector in identifying trafficked victims and protecting them from further harm.