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ICTJ Liberia Internship program [Due: 23Feb07]

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  • Pan Mohamad Faiz
    SUBJECT: Kindly forward to your contacts: CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR THE ICTJ LIBERIA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM For application information, please see our internships
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 7, 2007
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      SUBJECT: Kindly forward to your contacts:

      CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR THE ICTJ LIBERIA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

      For application information, please see our internships page.

      The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Liberia
      Program is seeking interns both from within the Africa region and other
      parts of the world to assist in the implementation of its Program
      activities. The period of the internship will be a minimum of six
      months.

      Under the direction of in-country consultants, the intern will provide
      support to the ICTJ Liberia Program by assisting the in-country
      Consultants and other ICTJ staff and consultants that may periodically
      be in Liberia.  The intern will be involved in substantive work related
      to the Liberia Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) process,
      security sector reform (SSR) and other transitional justice issues in
      Liberia.  A portion of their time will also be required in performing
      operational tasks and providing administrative support. 

      SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      •         Drafting substantive policy and technical papers on particular
      issues affecting the transitional justice in Liberia.  Such issues will
      include the Liberian truth and reconciliation process, security sector
      reform, prosecutions for past crimes, reparations and memorialization.
      •         Assisting the ICTJ in-country Consultants in the development
      and implementation of program activities such as research, surveys,
      trainings, liaising with civil society and other agencies working on
      transitional justice issues.
      •         Providing operational support by helping to organize meetings,
      workshops, seminars and conferences, and other training events,
      representing ICTJ in meetings and other events

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

      1. The intern should have post graduate experience, preferably in one of
      the following fields:
      •         Law
      •         Human Rights
      •         Political science
      •         International relations
      •         Development studies

      2. The intern should also have a reasonable understanding of
      transitional justice, conflict resolution, peace-keeping and
      post-conflict reconstruction.

      3. The intern must have experience of working in a developing country,
      preferably one that is post-conflict

      4. The intern should be willing to arrange and pay for travel and
      accommodation in Liberia. ICTJ however hopes to provide a stipend to
      cover living expenses for six months and airfare, pending grant
      confirmation. If the applicant has access to financial support, they
      should indicate so in their application.

      5. Interns will be expected to provide their own laptop computer.

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: 23 FEBRUARY 2007

      INTERNSHIP TO BEGIN: After 1 APRIL 2007

      Applicants should send an up to date Curriculum Vitae and cover letter
      explaining why they are suitable for the internship to
      internships@ ictj.org
       
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