» Archive for: July, 2014


The Human Rights and Business Department at the Danish Institute for Human Rights is working strategically to maximize the positive contribution of business in realizing rights and minimizing negative business impacts on human rights.

The Human Rights & Business Department would like a Netherlands based intern assigned with general tasks to join the department on 1 August. The internship is part time and unpaid for a period of 6 months or otherwise negotiated.

More information available here.


This year, for the 7th time, the Dutch MA Thesis Prize “Visions on Peace” will be awarded to a Master student who wrote a thesis of exceptional quality in the field of peace and security issues.

Poster ScriptieprijsThe thesis prize is an initiative of the Foundation for Peace Sciences, a foundation that wants to stimulate scientific knowledge and expertise in the field of peace and conflict. As of 2013 SVW cooperates with UPEACE Centre The Hague, the European centre of the UN mandated University for Peace, based in Costa Rica.

Deadline for application is 5 September 2014. The application procedure can be found at www.visionsonpeace.nl.


International Institute of Social Studies

Human Rights is a specialization within the Human Rights, Conflict and Gender Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Human Rights teaching team.