Deadline: August 17, 2023
Applications are open for the Amnesty International Justice in Africa Fellowship 2023-2024. Building on the success of the International Justice in Africa Fellowship 2022-2023, Amnesty International is proud to announce its second edition. The 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.
- 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.
- USD $36,774 per annum for Nairobi. EUR €39,600 per annum for Dakar.
- Applicants must have a 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.
For more information, visit Amnesty International.