» Archive for: February, 2015

Amnesty International’s Human Rights Education Team in London is seeking an International Human Rights Education Advisor who would lead the global coordination of our Human Rights Friendly Schools project, now running over 6 years in over 20 countries.

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Amnesty International

The job advertisement is posted on the Amnesty International website.

I would be grateful if you could circulate to your networks or to anyone who you think might be interested.

Deadline for applications is 15 March 2015.


The Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER), hosted by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague is looking for an intern starting in April 2015 for a period of at least three months, preferably full-time.

Deadline for application is 1 March 2015. Click >>More for further details. More


The role of young leaders in creating secure communities

An expert meeting with youth community leaders from Libya, Palestine, India and Pakistan
Organized by the United Network of Young Peacebuilders, Cordaid and Human Security Collective
March 5, 16.00-19.00, Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, The Hague

With this expert meeting, the organizers would like to raise awareness on how young community leaders from conflict areas successfully contribute towards safety in their own communities. We aim to bring together policy makers on a local and (inter)national level engaged in the field of development and security with civil society representatives to discuss the importance of including youth in community security approaches – both on a local level in the Netherlands, and in Dutch foreign policy approaches. More

Hague Talks 2 @ Humanity House

Category: Events

12 Feb 2015

HagueTalks #2: Women, powerful agents for peace and security


Interactive debate: Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 19.30

Humanity House (free entry)

In 2000, the Security Council of the UN adopted resolution 1325 to call on UN member states to put women’s interests at the heart of their peace and security agenda. Instead of seeing women merely as victims, they should be recognized as strong actors and leaders in peace, reconciliation and reconstruction processes. In this, both women and men have an important role to play. Women should be involved, empowered and entitled to equal rights. Is there any reason to celebrate after 15 years of resolution 1325? Or are we further away from a worldwide implementation than ever? More

Will joining the ICC finally lead to justice?

Jeff Handmaker and Friederycke Haijer

ICCal-Araby English

Date of publication 2 February, 2015

It has its critics and its cynics. But despite the limitations, the move to the ICC is full of potential for Palestinians looking for accountability and an institution looking for relevance outside Africa. For the full article, read here.



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