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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) recruits paid Trainee in the legal division

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is currently hiring a qualified Trainee in the legal division situated in Geneva, Switzerland. He/She will undertake a variety of assignments, including carrying out research and writing project briefs on specific legal questions primarily related to IHL, both in French and in English. The tasks of this position additionally include to review legal documents, contribute to the preparation of meetings, prepare draft reports or minutes of meetings and give presentations on IHL to groups visiting the ICRC. Also the successful candidate will be strongly motivated by humanitarian work and have excellent knowledge of IHL. She/He will have a university degree in law or international relations and a Master degree in international law (or an equivalent post-graduate legal training). To apply for this position fluency is required in English, and a very good understanding of French is necessary. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. April 2018.

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