Monday, June 18, 2012

On the Job! Business & Human Rights @ FIDH

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)
What 'Grrl could resist a year-long stint in Paris working on business and human rights issues?  You're in luck:  The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has posted for a Programme Officer on Business and Human Rights to work from their Paris office for a year beginning September 1.
The Programme Officer reports to the Globalization and Human Rights desk.  Her responsibilities include: monitoring and researching corporate actors' impact on human rights; organizing fact-finding missions; drafting position papers, press releases and letters to relevant authorities; contributing to advocacy work at the national, regional, and international levels; participating in field missions; and representing FIDH in advocacy meetings and NGO coalitions.
Candidates must have at least three years of professional experience; a master's degree in international law, human rights, international relations, political science, or economics; good knowledge of international human rights law, particularly economic, social and cultural rights as well as business issues; and fluency in English and French, with Spanish an asset.  She must be a team player, with outstanding organizational and writing skills, and be willing to travel.
Interested? Submit your cv and cover letter, including the job reference number (CP-MOND-06-2012), by e-mail to Marie-France Burq: by the deadline of July 1.

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