EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON REFUGEES & EXILES (ECRE) INTERNSHIP - POLICY RESEARCH RESPONSE DEADLINE: 20 AUGUST 2001 ECRE offers a policy research internship starting September 2001 FOR SIX MONTHS based in its London Secretariat. Background : ECRE is an umbrella organisation established in 1974 to facilitate co-operation between non-governmental organisations in Europe concerned with refugees. ECRE currently has 72 member agencies in 28 countries. Its principal activities can be summarised under four main headings : policy analysis and advocacy; legal analysis and networking, information and documentation and capacity building in central and eastern Europe. ECRE is concerned with the needs of individuals who seek asylum in Europe and the development of a comprehensive response to the global refugee problem. Overall Purpose : In close cooperation with the ECRE Policy Officer, to prepare an ECRE Policy Position on the return of refugees, persons under temporary protection and unsuccessful applicants for asylum. Key Tasks/Responsibilities : Undertake research in the following: return of refugees; people under temporary protection and unsuccessful asylum seekers; conduct literature surveys and web searches; order publications; liaise with member agencies, UNHCR and other relevant institutions; draft questionnaires and supporting documentation if necessary; monitor developments at EU, European and UNHCR level on return issues; prepare and produce a first draft for an ECRE policy Position on Returns; assist in the preparation of the "Policy Section" for the bi-monthly Documentation Service; draft summaries of developments at EU and European level; assist with other administrative tasks as agreed with the Policy Officer. Terms and conditions : The internship runs for a period of 6 months preferably full-time and is unpaid. Interns receive a small amount to cover daily travel expenses within the London area and lunch allowance. Interns are responsible for their own accommodation and other living expenses. Fluent oral and written English is essential. A working knowledge of another European language, in particular French and/or German is useful.Typing ability and word processing skills are highly desirable. Further Information and Contact : Please check ECRE's website www.ecre.org for general information. Interested persons should send a CV and writing sample with a cover letter expressing interest to: Yvonne Valerio, Resource Manager, ECRE Secretariat, Unit 22, Clifton Centre, 110 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HT, UK. Email: YValerio@ecre.org ======== 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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