The Frank Jennings Intern spends 3 months at Front Line Defenders where he/she will be trained in relation to Human Rights Defenders; the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders; the Mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur; the procedures and methodology of the mandate; the role of Front Line Defenders and other national and international organisations in the support and protection of Human Rights Defenders. The intern will then move to Geneva for a period 6 months before returning to Front Line Defenders for a further 3 months.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
The intern will be able to draft well and have good analytical skills. He/she will have some knowledge of the UN system and international and human rights law. He/she must be able to work in both English and Spanish (please note we can’t make exceptions to the language requirements). He/she will be able to work on own initiative and as a member of a team. He/she will have good oral and written communication skills and be computer literate. He/she will be flexible and co-operative. Previous work experience with organisations working in the field of Human Rights would be desirable.
Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year
Cost/funding for participants:
Honorarium: €1200 per month Dublin and €1400 per month Geneva.