Tuesday, July 6, 2010

On the Job! Crimes of War Project

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)

The Crimes of War Project, a nonprofit organization that promotes knowledge of the laws of war and their application in contemporary conflicts, is seeking an Executive Director.
The Project provides analysis of current conflicts from the perspective of the laws of war to journalists, policymakers, academics, and the NGO community, in an effort to help prevent violations, to bring attention to violations that occur, and to push for accountability. It is known especially for publishing Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know (rev. ed. 2007).
The Executive Director inter alia will: lead the team at the Project's Washington, D.C., headquarters, and elsewhere; coordinate web and print publications; develop trainings and other programs; and, through media contacts and other means, entrench the Project's place as a foremost source of information about war crimes and international justice. Management, writing, and communications skills, as well as knowledge of international humanitarian law and ability to present it clearly, are required..
The applications period opened May 31, and will remain open till the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé to Office@crimesofwar.org, or call 202-638-0230 for further information.

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