01 July 2014

Master of Advanced Studies in Children's Rights, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Call for applications for the 2015-2016 postgraduate programme in Children’s Rights

Deadline for application: 30 September 2014

The Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR) is a part-time two-year postgraduate programme in children's rights, that, from 2015 unwards, will be organised by the University of Geneva, in continuation of the MCR Programme which had been organized between 2003 and 2014 by the University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB) and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Migration Summer School 2014, University of Barcelona, Spain
International Migration Management: from theory to practice
2 - 12 September 2014
Deadline for application: 30 August 2014

The Summer School is a joint effort of the University of Barcelona and the Public Law Institute. The aim of the Summer School is to provide participants with knowledge of the current developments in the field of international migration. Migration will be examined by different disciplines including law, sociology and political sciences. The classes will be conducted by professors and professionals in the field of migration from different European Universities and organizations and they will be accompanied by practical exercises, debates and research work. The classes will be given in English. At the end of the Summer School, participants will be requested to write a memo and they will be rewarded with a certificate of participation.

19 June 2014

Ius Gentium Conimbrigae/Human Rights Centre (IGC), Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
Programmes and courses on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The Ius Gentium Conimbrigae or Human Rights Centre (IGC) at the University of Coimbra is the first university centre which provides education and research in the area of human rights in Portugal. It mainly aims at studying and understanding the contemporary international problems and those that historically are of interest to Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking states, peoples and communities and this from a multidisciplinary, but chiefly juridical perspective.

Besides its research and publication activities, the IGC is particularly active in the area of education through the regular organisation of the Post-Graduation Course on Human Rights, the Course on Peace Operations and Humanitarian Action, the Summer Course and the Autumn Conferences. The IGC offers education, technical support and consultancy, including opinions, studies, legislative drafting and independent external evaluation of projects and entities in the area of human rights and humanitarian law. The IGC´s partners and targets are public (ministries, schools, courts, etc.) and private entities (enterprises, associations, foundations, etc.), civilian and military entities, both national and foreign.

The IGC’ technical and teaching staff is composed of professors of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, guest lecturers and professionals or experts with recognised scientific and professional merit in the teaching or research areas of the Institute.

The centre promotes the idea of working in partnership and, thus, privileges the establishment of cooperation protocols with similar national and foreign institutes, namely Portuguese-speaking, with other Universities, UN agencies and entities who work on the issues related to the scope of the IGC.

An overview of the different programmes and courses offered by the IGC can be found here.

17 June 2014

Eurochild, Brussels
Policy and advocacy intern
Deadline for application: 27 June 2014

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.

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

12 June 2014

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Full time PhD and teaching assistant
Deadline for application: 23 June 2014

The Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is calling for applications for a full time PhD and teaching assistant position in legal philosophy, legal theory, comparative law or human rights (PhD in Law).

The call for applications can be downloaded at the Perelman Centre website.

11 June 2014

Amnesty International European Institutions Office
Traineeships

Amnesty International is inviting applications for 10 month remunerated traineeships, from mid September 2014 to mid July 2015, at its European Institutions Office in Brussels:

EU Foreign Policy Assistant: Africa, Asia and the Americas (CFSP)
To mention in the subject line for application: T001 EU Foreign Policy 1
Deadline for application: 23 June 2014

EU Foreign Policy Assistant: Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CFSP2)
To mention in the subject line for application: T002 EU Foreign Policy 2
Deadline for application: 26 June 2014

Campaign assistant on discrimination
To mention in the subject line for application: T003 Fight Discrimination Campaign
Deadline for application: 29 June 2014

Assistant on Council of Europe Issues
This traineeship is in Strasbourgh
To mention in subject line for application: T004 Council of Europe
Deadline for application: 29 June 2014

Justice and Human Rights in the EU Assistant
To mention in the subject line for application: T005 Justice and Human Rights
Deadline for application: 22 June 2014

Asylum & Migration Advocacy and Research Assistant
To mention in the subject line for application: T007 Asylum and Migration advocacy
Deadline for application: 29 June 2014

Assistant Policy Coordinator
To mention in the subject line for application: T009 Policy assistant
Deadline for application: 30 June 2014

Campaign assistant on migration
To mention in the subject line for application: T010 Migration campaign assistant
Deadline for application: 26 June 2014



10 June 2014

Poznań Human Rights Center and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Summer Course on International Protection of Human Rights - Resolution of Conflicts Concerning Minorities
1 - 10 September 2014, Poznań


Poznań Human Rights Center and Adam Mickiewicz University are pleased to announce the 23rd edition of the Summer Course on International Protection of Human Rights. The Summer Course has been organized since 1992. Meanwhile, it has become one of the most recognized human rights short-term courses held in Central and Eastern Europe. Until present, the Course has educate more than 500 graduates acting actively in the domain of human rights.