MINELRES: The ERRC seeks applicants for several programmes

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Tue Apr 6 09:49:02 2010

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

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2010
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) invites applications for its
Romani internship programme at its office in Budapest, Hungary. In 2010,
the ERRC is introducing an in-country component to its internship
programme, in which the ERRC and selected interns will work together to
jointly implement community-based human rights initiatives as follow up
to the time spent at the ERRC office. Internships will be offered on a
competitive basis for periods of three to twelve months (including the
in-country component; a maximum of six months will be spent at the ERRC
Criteria for applicants and a description of the programme are available
http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=3077 .
Deadline for applications: 10 April 2010 
The Gender Equality Research Fellowship is a new ERRC programme,
introduced in 2010. This programme will provide the opportunity for
interested individual activists working at a local level in Bulgaria,
Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Romania,
Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine to conduct research on gender
equality issues that have been neglected up to now or on issues already
researched, but looking at them through perspectives not yet explored.
The fellowship is expected to start in April/May and will last for
approximately six months. The Fellow will work closely with ERRC’s
Women’s Rights and Equality Coordinator.
For more information, please click HERE: 
http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=3068 .

Deadline for applications: 10 April 2010

The ERRC seeks applicants for a two-year legal trainee to assist in
litigating Roma rights, ethnic/race discrimination and related cases in
domestic, European and international tribunals and to organise training
sessions for Central and East European lawyers in public interest
litigation strategies and techniques. The legal trainee programme is
designed to provide young lawyers with the training and skills needed to
launch a career in litigation and related legal advocacy on rights
issues affecting Roma communities.  Based in Budapest, the trainee will
work with the legal team under supervision of one or more of its lawyers
to assist in developing and implementing legal strategy, handling
selected cases, drafting amicus curiae briefs and legal submissions to
domestic and international tribunals, working with lawyers, judges,
human rights organisations and other relevant institutions. The trainee
may also be involved in legislative and policy review and drafting,
advocacy and lobbying, as well as training and public education on legal
issues. The trainee will also provide appropriate substantive input into
research reports, donor reports and funding proposals.  In addition to
the practical experience offered through side-by-side training with ERRC
legal staff, trainees may be supported in their efforts to gain bar
admission in their country of origin.
For more information, please click HERE: 
http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=3069 .
The ERRC is committed to equal opportunity for all. Romani candidates
are particularly encouraged to apply.

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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
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European Roma Rights Centre
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