The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative currently seeks two young Africans from the Commonwealth countries to work as interns in our office in New Delhi. We would appreciate it if you would circulate the attached announcement within your networks. Thank you, Venkatesh Nayak Research Officer on behalf of Recruitment Committee ----------- JOB OPPORTUNITIES About Us: Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is a non-partisan independent international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). Human rights education and advocacy are at the core of our activities. Founded in 1987, CHRI was originally based in London and moved its headquarters to New Delhi, India in 1993. CHRI believes that the promotion and protection of human rights is the responsibility of governments, but that the active participation of civil society acting in concert is vital to ensuring good governance and the rule of law as well as the practical realisation of human rights. Internship Programme: CHRI has a programme for Interns specifically from Commonwealth African countries. Fresh graduates and post-graduates in Law/Criminology/Social Sciences are encouraged to apply. Placement would be for 9 to 12 months at New Delhi. Interns will be required to work in any of the following programmes of CHRI: a.. Human Rights Advocacy Programme b.. Police and Prison Reforms Programme. c.. Human Rights Commissions Programme. d.. Right to Information Programme Qualifications: a.. Candidates must have strong research, analysis, comparative research and organisational skills and must be fully proficient in the English language (both oral and written). b.. Qualifications in Law/Criminology/Social Sciences are required. c.. Some experience with human rights advocacy or the NGO sector is desirable. d.. Candidates must be able to work in a multicultural environment and be adaptable to often challenging working situations. In addition to the above criteria, candidates applying for this position must have a commitment to continuing their work upon return to their home countries. Peace-building and advocacy skills also preferred. Requirements: a.. A detailed resume b.. Three references from persons of integrity known to the candidate c.. Copies of recent publications or two writing samples reflecting the candidate's research skills Remuneration provided will be sufficient to cover sustenance and accommodation expenses. Only those with a strong commitment to human rights and social justice need apply. Applications may be addressed to: Recruitment Co-ordinator Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative F1/12A Hauz Khas Enclave New Delhi - 110016 INDIA Tel: 91-11-686 4678, 91-11-685 9823 Fax: 91-11-686 4688 ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/ To subscribe to the list, send a message to <email@example.com>, with the following text in the message: subscribe hr-education To unsubscribe from the list, send a message to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with the following text in the message: unsubscribe hr-education If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. *Por información en espanol, por favor contactar <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Pour assistance en francais, merci de contacter <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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