Call for Applications: Human Rights Practitioners Fellowship Programme 2023

Published on Tue Oct 18 2022

We are proud to launch a Fellowship Programme for young Palestinian law graduates in order to encourage the centrality of the Palestinian voice in our collective work for justice. The program will equip fellows with further training on the use of legal mechanisms, advocacy, media and other tools to support grass-roots movements and advance social justice causes.

As an ELSC-Human Rights Practitioner fellow, you will work to develop legal memos, devise strategies, conduct research and assist clients with their rights as well as monitor developments of attacks against advocates for Palestinian rights. The work is conducted in partnership with human rights lawyers and NGOs of different European countries.

As part of our strategy to monitor, defend and empower Palestinian rights advocates, in this role, you will:

a) assist with research to monitor the repression of Palestinian rights advocates;

b) provide legal advice to ELSC clients on their rights under European human rights law;

c) develop strategies and guides to defend those affected by restrictive policies

d) analyse relevant legislation and jurisprudence under EU law regarding cases of limits to freedom of expression and human rights advocacy.

To read the full Programme description, requirements and practical matters, please click here.

To apply for this position, send your CV, a one-page cover letter in English outlining why you want to work for the ELSC and how you meet our requirements, to with the subject line “Human Rights Practitioners Fellowship by Tuesday 1st of November 2022.

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