MINELRES: ERRC seeks legal consultants for trafficking study

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Wed Feb 18 20:51:02 2009


Original sender: European Roma Rights Centre <errc@errc.org>


ERRC seeks legal consultants for trafficking study 

The ERRC is currently seeking 4 legal consultants to work on a project
it is implementing in partnership with People in Need Slovakia (PiN) on
trafficking Romani youth and women in Eastern and Central Europe. Within
this project, implemented in Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic,
Romania and Bulgaria, the ERRC and PiN seek to analyse the effectiveness
of national laws and policies in prevention and victim support, and are
looking for consultants for its implementation.

The project requires a highly qualified applicant for the role of Legal
Research Coordinator, as well as legal consultants from Bulgaria, the
Czech Republic and Romania with expertise in trafficking issues. The
consultants will map the existing anti-trafficking laws, policies, data
collection and support services and trends in the changes of these. 

In addition to the regional languages, all consultants are required to
communicate with the ERRC and produce reports in English of a high
level.

The Legal Research Coordinator should preferably be based in Budapest,
and should ideally have regional familiarity with laws, policies and
support frameworks on trafficking. The coordinator will: 

- Contribute to the development of research methodology for a team of 5
country-based legal researchers; 
- Participate in a training of the country researchers; 
- Coordinate the work of and provide guidance to country researchers in
implementing the study; 
- Ensure quality control of the outputs of the country researchers; and 
- Contribute to the drafting of a comprehensive report on trafficking
Romani women and youth in Europe. 

The Legal Research Coordinator should have a law degree and at least
four years experience working on trafficking issues in the region.
Experience working on trafficking of Roma preferred. The Coordinator
should have experience in the coordination of research projects and
teams.

The Legal Researchers must be based in Romania, Bulgaria and Czech
Republic, and should be familiar with the national laws, polices and
support frameworks on trafficking in the relevant country. The Legal
Researchers will:

Participate in a training progamme for researchers on the study,
organised by the ERRC and PiN; 
Conduct a professional analysis of the national laws, policies and
support frameworks on trafficking in their country, with a view to
trends in the development of such and impact on Roma; 
In accordance with the methodology provided, submit national reports to
the ERRC, and revise as requested; 
Contribute to the development of a comprehensive report on trafficking
Romani women and youth in Europe, by providing recommendations. 

The Legal Researchers should have a law or social sciences degree and at
least two years experience working on trafficking issues in their
country. Experience working on trafficking of Roma preferred. The Legal
Researchers should have experience in conducting legal and policy
analysis.


Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter clearly indicating which
consultancy position they are applying for, as well as their curriculum
vitae, an example of past similar work and two references, to: 

Hajnalka Nemeth
European Roma Rights Centre 
Fax: (36-1)413-2201 
E-mail: hajnalka.nemeth@errc.org 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday, 25 February 2009. 

All applicants will be notified of our receipt of application; only
selected applicants will be contacted. 

The ERRC is committed to equal opportunity for all. Romani candidates
are particularly encouraged to apply.


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The European Roma Rights Centre is an international public interest law
organisation which monitors the human rights situation of Roma and
provides legal defence in cases of human rights abuse. For more
information about the European Roma Rights Centre, visit the ERRC on the
web at http://www.errc.org 

To support the ERRC, please visit this link:
http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=2735 

European Roma Rights Centre
1386 Budapest 62
P.O. Box 906/93
Hungary
Tel: +36.1.413.2200
Fax:
+36.1.413.2201

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