30 June 2015

Eurochild, Brussels
2 internships

Deadline for application: 7 July 2015

Eurochild is an international non-governmental organisation based in Brussels, which promotes the well-being and rights of children and young people at the European level and, through its membership, in the European countries. We are supported financially by the European Commission.

Eurochild is looking for two interns to assist in the development and implementation of Eurochild policy priorities, which currently include political advocacy on child poverty and well-being, campaign on deinstitutionalisation and quality alternative care for children, child and youth participation, and mainstreaming of children’s rights in all EU processes.

All interns are engaged under an internship contract with a standard remuneration.
National University of Ireland Galway
LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy

Interested in studying a unique LLM with excellent career prospects? Then consider the LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy, one of the first LLMs of its kind in the world. This LLM, now in its fifth year, aims to:
“equip students not just with knowledge and insights but also with the skills and motivation to help transform the lives of the 650 million persons with disabilities in the world.” Professor Gerard Quinn
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Luxembourg Liaison Office
Legal intern
Deadline for application: 8 July 2015

The UNHCR Protection Unit for Belgium and Luxembourg seeks a native French-speaking intern with a start date of 14 September 2015 in Luxembourg for a six-month unpaid internship.

The intern should be a native French speaker, preferably with a Masters in Law, with an excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of German and/or Luxembourgish will be considered an asset. Evidence of previous experience or a strong interest in refugee matters or human rights is appreciated.

04 June 2015

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Vienna (Austria)
Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2015

6 - 19 September 2015, Ulcinj (Montenegro)
Deadline for application: 21 June 2015 

The Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights was established in 2013 by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights - Research Association in Vienna in cooperation with the Faculties of Law and Sociology of the University of Vienna and the Faculties of Law and Political Sciences of the University in Montenegro. The name of the Academy refers to its main facilitator, the Hermann and Marianne Straniak Foundation. The implementation of the Straniak Academy is also supported by the Central European Initiative (CEI), the assurance company UNIQA, the agricultural company Agrana, the law firm Grilc Vouk Škof, and others.

In 2015, the Academy will take place for the third time in Montenegro from 6 to 19 September 2015 in Ulcinj, in the hotel complex “Dvori Balsića” and “Palata Venezia”.

Vlaams Vredesinstituut
Onderzoeker (m/v)
Deadline voor sollicitatie: 10 juni 2015

Heb je interesse voor wetenschappelijk werk over het omgaan met conflict? Word je geprikkeld door maatschappelijke controverse rond radicalisering of geweld? Ben je benieuwd naar veiligheidsimplicaties van technologie of de beste manier om wapenhandel te controleren?

Het Vlaams Vredesinstituut werft gedreven onderzoekers aan. Het Vredesinstituut is een onafhankelijk instituut voor vredesonderzoek bij het Vlaams Parlement. Het werk van het instituut is gestroomlijnd in twee thematische clusters: ‘wapenhandel en -gebruik’ en ‘omgaan met conflict en geweld’. Binnen die clusters komt een brede waaier thema’s aan bod.
European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC), Venice
PRISMA Human Rights Photo Contest

Deadline for submission: 30 June 2015 

The Global Campus of Master’s Programmes and Diplomas in Human Rights and Democratisation of the EIUC is pleased to announce the first edition of PRISMA Human Rights Photo Contest. The contest was officially launched during the Venice Art Biennale opening, with Alfredo Jaar as a special guest. The photo contest is open from1 May and will accept submissions until 30 June 2015. PRISMA invites photographers, professional and amateur, from any part of the world to submit their work.

The selected images will be displayed, along with photographs by the special guest photographer Rena Effendi, in an exhibition in Venice, at the Monastery of San Nicolò, the premises of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in September 2015, during the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa (Italy) 
Call for applications for the XIV edition of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management 2016
Deadline for applications by non EU candidates: 2 July 2015 (1st round) or 17 September 2015 (2nd round)
Deadline for applications by EU candidates: 15 October 2015

The Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management is designed to provide students from different cultures and backgrounds with a deep understanding of the linkages between human rights and conflict management theory and practice. The curriculum, strongly field oriented, prepares participants for working with NGOs, governments, aid agencies, the UN system and regional organisations, also operating in the context of complex emergencies and joint operations.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University
Summer Courses 2015 

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is a centre of Leiden University dedicated to research, teaching, and training in public international law. The Centre has activities that take place in Leiden as well as in The Hague. In The Hague, where the centre forms part of the Campus Den Haag, the Centre is in close proximity to important international legal institutions.

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies has been organizing unique and high-level summer courses for graduate students and young professionals since 2003. This Summer, the Centre if offering 7 courses.