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ICRC recruits Trainee in International Humanitarian Law

The International Committee of the Red Cross is hiring a qualified Trainee In The Advisory Service on International Humanitarian Law located in Switzerland.

He/She will prepare and update external documents on IHL treaties and national implementation, such as tables on specific legislations, the table on national IHL Committees, fact-sheets and documents.

Additionally the successful candidate will search, collect, process and analyse implementing legislation and judgements and prepare a summary of the law / case to be used for the database on national legislation and to be included into progress reports.

Also the successful candidate will support communication (internal and external) on activities of the Advisory Service, in particular through the drafting of short texts to be published on the ICRC Intranet and Web sites.

She/He will have an advanced university degree in law or diploma equivalent to a Master’s Degree.

The successful applicant will have a maximum of one year (or two if traineeships are included) work experience on a paid contract after the last graduation.

To apply for this position fluency is required in French and English. The deadline for this vacancy is 18. July 2018.

To apply please visit the official website

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