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The Dutch Council for Refugees, in cooperation with the International Institute of Social Studies, announces a dissertation prize competition: Respect for Refugee Rights.

This competition is intended to stimulate both bachelors and masters research concerning the (lack of) protection of refugees in the regions where they come from, as well as in transit countries.

For more information: http://www.iss.nl/news_events/iss_news/detail/article/76307-iss-and-dutch-refugee-council-launch-dissertation-prize/

The following (professional) vacancies are available at the Refugee Law Project, which forms part of the Faculty of Law at Makerere University in Uganda.

refugee-law-project-logoAdministrative Assistant – Kitgum [1]
Trainee (Gender & Sexuality)
Legal Assistant [2]
Legal Officer [1]
Sexual and Gender Based Officer [1]
Community Counselors (Nakivale and Kyangwali Refugee Settlement) [4]
Community English Language Instructors (Nakivale and Kyangwali Refugee Settlements) [4]
Community Paralegal (Nakivale and Kyangwali Refugee Settlement) [4]

For complete details on the vacancies, kindly follow the links to each. Deadline for submission of applications is Friday 29th July 2016 at 5:00pm

For more information, please contact us at info@refugeelawproject.org or visit our website at www.refugeelawproject.org. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Whatsapp (+256-776897057).

The (NGO) Coalition for the International Criminal Court in The Hague has 2 vacancies

CICCAdvocacy Internship – starting in September 2016 for a period of 3 months minimum.
Programme Internship – starting in August or September 2016 for a period of 3 months minimum.

Do not hesitate to contact Tessa Bakx if you require additional information.

Tessa Bakx, Program Assistant, Coalition for the International Criminal Court
Bezuidenhoutseweg 99a, 2594 AC The Hague, The Netherlands
Tel: +31-70-3111084 | Fax: +31 70 364 0259

Vacancy: IDLO Internship

Category: Opportunities

10 Apr 2016

The Department of Global Initiatives, based at the Hague office of IDLO requires the services of an intern for a period of 6 months.

idloThe successful candidate will work within the Program Development Unit. The Intern will perform the following duties:

1. Assist in conducting country legal and political-economy context assessments;
2. Assist in the development of program proposals, including:

  • Political-economic research
  • Legal research
  • Support to coordination
  • Support development and writing of narratives, logical frameworks, timelines and budgets

3. Assist in planning for, attend and record minutes of meetings:
4. Assist in planning and support scoping missions (from the field or the Hague):
5. Perform related activities and administrative tasks or other similar duties as requested by the Supervisor.

More information available here.

Applications for the Critical Interdisciplinary Course on Children’s Rights (CICCR) are open at www.hr4dev.be.

HR4DEV-logoThe course will take place in Ghent from August 28th until September 9th 2016. CICCR maps the potential and limits of a children’s rights approach towards global and local issues concerning the human rights of children. Key themes include a multidisciplinary introduction to children’s rights, contextualizing children’s rights in (local) governance, global challenges to children’s rights in a local context (including diversity, poverty, migration and health), and critical approaches to children’s rights in research, policy and practice. The preliminary programme can now be found here.

The course organizers offer a limited amount of scholarships from VLIR-UOS and UNESCO to candidates who fulfill the application criteria. Scholarship applicants are welcome to submit their application form until April 15th. The deadline for self-funded participants is May 15th. Only complete applications submitted through the website will be considered.

For more information, please refer to www.hr4dev.be.

logoThe International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) is hiring a Communications Coordinator to join the ICVA Secretariat in Geneva.

Details are available on their website https://icvanetwork.org/vacancies.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and their CV, including three references to recruitment2@icvanetwork.org by 24 January 2016.

10403630_678851408870055_5379307436009677489_nWe are very pleased to invite you to our upcoming HagueTalk

My link to Peace – Innovative Peace building

This event will highlight creative views on how to set peace and justice in motion.

10 September 2015, 15.30 – 17.00 h

Campus The Hague, LUC Schouwburgstraat 2, The Hague

Nabila Jamshed – Political Affairs secialist OPCW
Melissa Amoros Clark – student fellow at the peace Informatics lab, LUC Dana Ahan – student international law, Qatar
Moderator: Sjoerd Louwaars

Please confirm your presence at register@haguetalks.com

HagueTalks is a new meeting place for creative minds on topics related to peace and justice. We believe that looking at peace and justice from a variety of angles sparks innovative thinking and acting. Join our online discussions. Attend our events or watch them online via livestream. Be the innovative mind that helps set peace and justice in motion.



Human Rights jobs

Category: Opportunities

1 Sep 2015


Please find below the latest vacancies in Human Rights Jobs.

Free to view:

– Program Coordinator/Case Manager for Adult Victim Services Program, DE, USA
– Oceans National Activist Network Fellowship (DC and SF), Greenpeace, USA
– Program Coordinator/Case Manager for Adult Victim Services Program, DE, USA
–  Manager of Integration Programs, DC, USA
– Corporate and Foundation Giving Manager, DC, USA
– Director of Development, DC, USA
–  Major Gifts Manager, DC, USA

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– Advocacy Adviser for Africa, Kenya (password)
– Managing Director, Digital Content & Brand Development, NY, USA (password)
– East Africa Press Officer, Nairobi (password)
– Researcher – Latin America, NY, USA (password)
– Associate Administration Division, NY, USA (password)
– Field Director, DC, USA (password)
– Director of Communications, DC, USA (password)
– Racial and Economic Justice Initiative Manager, DC, USA (password)
– Office Manager, GA, USA (password)
– Executive Assistant , NY, USA (password)
– Development Operations Assistant, CA, USA (password)
– Director of Grants & Donor Communications, CA, USA (password)
– Finance Coordinator, IA, USA (password


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Research Position at SEI

Category: Opportunities

22 Jun 2015

Research Fellow – Gender, environment and development in the Asia-Pacific region (Bangkok)


Research cluster: Gender, Environment and Development (GED)

Salary range: Competitive salary with benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contract type: 24 months renewable contract with 6-month probation period

Start date: 1 October 2015 (start date is negotiable)

Duty station: Bangkok, Thailand

Application deadline: 15 July 2015 (or until the position is filled)

The Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) seeks a mid-level researcher to contribute to a growing research cluster on gender, environment and development in the Asia-Pacific region. Led by Dr. Bernadette P. Resurrección, the group is actively engaged in research, capacity building and advisory services in environment and development policy contexts, utilizing gender and social analytical tools and perspectives.


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.

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.