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4 Legal Human Rights Vacancies in Brussels, Bogota and Strasbourg


Legal Fellow

The Center for Reproductive Rights has an opening for a qualified individual with a degree in law and a passion for protecting women’s rights and human rights. The legal fellow will be responsible for researching and analyzing international law that impacts Latin America and the Caribbean and for assisting with the center’s litigation strategy. This role requires high level writing and editing skills, as composing legal documents like briefs, pleadings and reports that will be submitted to government agencies, courts and the UN is integral to the work. During the one-year fellowship, the legal fellow must be willing to travel beyond the base of operation in Bogota, Colombia, throughout the region. Candidates must be fluent in both English and Spanish to be considered for the position.

CoE Investigator

The Council of Europe protects the citizens of its 47 member states and works to strengthen democracy and fight for human rights throughout Europe and the rest of the world. At the present time, the COE has an opening for a qualified individual, preferably one with experience conducting investigations in the public sector, to serve as investigator working out of Strasbourg, France. The investigator is responsible for objectively analyzing evidence and evaluating cases and then preparing and presenting reports on the findings. Proposing recommendations for action are also part of the key job duties of the investigator. To qualify for the position, candidates must have a degree in finance, law, auditing or a related field and possess strong risk analysis skills. Experience with interviewing and writing professional reports is also required.

Immigration Coordinator

Fragomen Worldwide, a leading provider of corporate immigration services, has an opening for an Immigration Coordinator at their location in Brussels, Belgium. The Immigration Coordinator is responsible for serving as the key point of contact for a corporate client and their assignee to help them navigate the immigration process. Job duties include completing immigration packages, communicating with authorities, updating clients and submitting billing information in a timely manner. Qualified candidates will have formal education as a legal assistant or paralegal or hold a degree in human sciences. Individuals with extensive knowledge of French immigration rules and previous work with both immigration services and corporate clients will be considered. Advanced listening and writing skills and fluency in both English and French are additional job requirements.

Policy Fellow

Solidar is currently seeking a policy fellow to work in their International Cooperation segment in Brussels, Belgium. Expected to last for up to 7 months, the fellowship will start in mid-September. The policy fellow will be tasked with compiling a series of academic papers that relate to the 2030 Agenda and impact the development, trade strategies and investments of the European Union. Job duties will include working with the Progressive Lab for Sustainable Advisory Group to choose abstracts and full papers and then editing and compiling them. In addition, the policy fellow will be responsible for planning and organizing the peer review Symposium at the European Parliament. Qualified candidates will hold an advanced degree and show strong evidence of experience with academic research. English native speakers who are fluent in French will be considered for the post.

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