17 November 2014

Front Line Defenders, Dublin (Ireland)
Regional internship: Middle East & North Africa (Arabic-speaking)
Deadline for application: 30 December 2014

Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. We work to provide fast and effective action to help protect human rights defenders at risk so they can continue their work as key agents of social change.

Front Line Defenders invites applications for an internship to support its work in Middle East & North Africa. The intern will work in close coordination with the Protection Coordinator for the Middle East & North Africa region, and will provide support to other relevant staff across other programme areas as required. The internship will be for 6 months and based in Front Line Defenders' office in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

The internship is designed to provide training and practical work experience in an international organisation to recent graduates seeking a career in human rights.

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
Master in Democratic Governance
Deadline for application: 5 December 2014

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) opens applications for the new Master in Democratic Governance- Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Region (DE.MA). DE.MA was created thanks to the support of the European Union and of the Danish Institute for Human Rights. It is based on a partnership between EIUC and the following universities:
• Cadi Ayyad University (Marrakech, Morocco)
• International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco)
• Carthage University (Tunis, Tunisia)
• Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine)
• St Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon)
• Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy)

14 November 2014

European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, Middlesex University London
Legal internship placements

The European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC) assists lawyers and NGOs from Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia in taking cases to the European Court of Human Rights and provides legal training to build the capacity of the human rights communities. Issues tackled through joint litigation include: extrajudicial executions, torture, 'disappearances', freedom of expression and ethnic discrimination. EHRAC has an exemplary record of bringing cases before the European Court, receiving worldwide media coverage from The Guardian and Washington Post for our landmark litigation work.

EHRAC is inviting applications for legal internship placements. EHRC is based within the School of Law at Middlesex University and holds partnership status with the Council of Europe.

13 November 2014

Civil Rights Defenders, Sweden
Programme Officer for Moldova
Deadline for application: as soon as possible

Civil Rights Defenders is an international human rights organisation with headquarters in Sweden. It defends people’s civil and political rights and empower human rights defenders at risk. In Eastern Europe and Central Asia it closely co-operates with a number of human rights organisations, advocating for improvements in the realm of human rights and empowering human rights defenders at risk.

Civil Rights Defenders is looking to recruit a competent and proactive Programme Officer for Moldova.
Advice on Individual Rights in Europe (The AIRE Centre), London
Internships Legal Caseworker and Legal Intern - Western Balkans Rule of Law Programme
Deadline for application: 28 November 2014

The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) is a London based charity providing free legal advice on European human rights law and European Union law.

The AIRE Centre is currently recruiting for the following internships
Legal Caseworkers (full time)
Legal Intern - Western Balkans Rule of Law Programme (part-time) 

All internships are unpaid, although £5 travel and £3 lunch expenses will be covered for the days worked.

Start date: January 2015
Duration: 4 Months
Based: Holborn, London

10 November 2014

Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law
Call for applications for Max Planck Luxembourg PhD scholarships 2015
Deadline for application: 30 November 2014

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law offers a limited number of research scholarships for foreign scholars to support their research stay at the Institute for up to twelve months.

Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Rgulatory Law
5 Research Fellows for new Research Department of Insternational Law

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Law is an Institute of the Max Planck Scociety, which is Germany's most successful research organization. The Institute in Luxembourg conducts research in the areas of European law of civil procedure, international litigation and arbitration and dispute resolution in the financial markets.

The Max Planck Institute Luxmebourg would like to appoint 5 Research Fellows (PhD candidates).
Scholars at Risk, New York
6 Postition openings
For immediate application

Scholars at Risk (SAR) is an international network of higher education institutions and individuals working to promote academic freedom and the human rights of members of higher education communities worldwide. Scholars at Risk’s mission is to protect scholars including professors, writers, artists, human rights defenders and other leaders around the world facing grave threats because of who they are and what they do.  Scholars at Risk provides temporary sanctuary for threatened intellectuals at network member institutions, helping save lives and important, courageous voices. Scholars at Risk also helps with counseling, referrals and campaigns for scholars who are imprisoned or otherwise silenced, and conducts training, education and advocacy to promote university values worldwide.

Scholars at Risk seeks immediate applications for six openings.