Amnesty International Justice in Africa Fellowship seeks to enhance diversity of representation in the field of international justice by offering an opportunity to young African professionals (early to mid-career practitioners and scholars) based in Africa to work on international justice issues and mechanisms.
Fellows benefit from knowledge, skills and experience transfer, practical exposure to international justice spaces and forums, and the opportunity to engage and network with a variety of relevant actors and stakeholders in the international justice movement.
Fellows also participate in discrete research, legal analysis, policy discourse and campaigning projects relating to international justice.
More scholarship opportunities are ongoing in countries across Europe, the United States and Canada. Check out some selected opportunities below:
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny.
You will have the ability to use sound judgment and initiative, solve problems and provide constructive inputs, as well as being able to clearly communicate clearly and efficiently in English.
You will have demonstrated personal commitment to subverting patriarchy, power differentials and marginalisation whilst having an understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity and gender issues.
If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.
Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.
N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.
2O23 ONGOING SCHOLARSHIPS
Duration and Reward
- USD 36,774 per annum for Nairobi. EUR 39,600 per annum for Dakar.
Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.
- Assist with research activities on accountability for crimes under international law in Africa and elsewhere through desk research and drafting.
- Assist with monitoring and analysing international and regional developments on international justice issues.
- Assist with developing advocacy positions and strategies on identified priorities relating to international justice.
- Participate and contribute to relevant internal and external policy discussions pertaining to international justice issues and mechanisms.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Good knowledge of and experience in the application of international law, including international human rights law, humanitarian law and international criminal law is essential.
- Ability to analyze accurately legal issues and apply legal reasoning in pursuit of developing a strategic response.
- Ability to gather and process human rights-related information/related.
- Ability to write clearly and concisely (without the need for significant editorial revision) and proof-read research, campaign and advocacy materials.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the link below.