The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is hiring two qualified Human Rights Officer located in Geneva. He/She provides Secretariat support to human rights treaty bodies as required. Additionally the successful candidate conducts substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country. Additionally the successful candidate drafts summaries of incoming complaints and inquiries, recommendations for decisions on interim measures of protection as well as final decisions on the merits of complaints. She/He will have an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, preferably with a human rights specialisation. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, law or related area are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English or French and knowledge of the other. The deadline for this vacancy is 26. April 2018.
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