Job opportunities at the International Service for Human Rights

October 4, 2017

International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) announces two vacancies:

(1) Human Rights Advocate (HRC & UPR) – Geneva 

The International Service for Human Rights is seeking a Human Rights Officer to join its dynamic team. This position will be based in Geneva and will focus on supporting human rights defenders in their engagement with the UN Human Rights Council and its mechanisms (such as the UPR) , and on making the Council and its mechanisms more accessible, effective and protective for defenders. Some international travel may be required. How to apply.

(2) Human Rights Defenders Fellowship – Geneva or New York 

The ISHR Human Rights Defenders Fellowship provides training and experience for a recent graduate preparing for a career in international human rights. Through a combination of research and analysis, advocacy, capacity building, and media work, the Fellow will work closely with the ISHR Director and program staff, contributing to our work supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, building and leading human rights coalitions, and responding to significant and systemic situations of concern. The Fellowship is a 12-month position. The Fellow will be based in either Geneva or New York (contingent in part on work authorization). Some international travel may be required depending on the project(s) and role assigned to the Fellow.  How to apply.

Source: Vacancies | ISHR

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