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IACHR Fellowship for legal professionals from the CARICOM countries.

Application Deadline:  May 24th, 2024, at 17:30hrs (EST)

The Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) opens call for applications for fellowship.

  • Objective: To offer an opportunity for young legal professionals from Caribbean OAS Member States to understand and apply the mechanisms of protection of the inter-American system of human rights.
  • Program: The fellow will support the work of the Monitoring Section 3 of the ES/IACHR, under the supervision of specialists and Section coordinator during the period of the fellowship.
  • Modality: Virtual
  • Duration of fellowship: 11 months
  • Start and End dates of fellowship: June 17th, 2024, to May 16th, 2025, subject to changes.

Program:

  • The fellow will support the work of the Monitoring Section 3 of the ES/IACHR, under the supervision of specialists and Section coordinator during the period of the fellowship.
  • Duration:
  • – The fellowship will be for an 11 (eleven) month term.

Criteria:

• Be a citizen of any of the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

• Have the necessary devices and technological services to work remotely, including a stable internet connection that allows video calls.

• Advanced proficiency in English. Proficiency in Spanish is a strong advantage. Knowledge of Portuguese or French is considered an advantage.

• Degree in law from an officially recognized university (attach copy).

• Law degree issued within the past 7 (seven) years from the deadline of the application process.

• Professional or educational experience in human rights.

Application Procedure

Required documents for consideration of applications for this fellowship:

• Curriculum vitae.
• Copy of the Law degree issued within the last 7 (seven) years from the deadline of the application process. • One letter of recommendation (academic or professional).
• Language level certificate (if not available, attach an explanatory note). No language certificate is necessary if English is your native language. Please attach a certificate to attest your proficiency in other languages.
• A cover letter stating your qualifications vis-a-vis the position requirements and indicating why your profile is a good fit.

Benefits:

• The ES/IACHR provides a stipend of US $3,200.00 per month for the duration of the fellowship. With said stipend, the fellowship recipient is responsible for and required to purchase health coverage of his/her/their choice for the duration of the fellowship and must formally prove said purchase to the Executive Secretariat of the IACHR.
• The ES/IACHR will award a certificate of participation in the fellowship program to those who satisfactory complete the full period of the fellowship.
• The fellowship recipient may participate in person in the SE/IACHR’s promotional activities, depending on the availability of resources.

More Info: IACHR Fellowship

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