MINELRES: ERRC Job Announcement: International Advocacy Officer

European Roma Rights Center minelres@lists.delfi.lv
Tue Nov 12 11:19:44 2002


ERRC Job Announcement: International Advocacy Officer

The European Roma Rights Center seeks to hire an International Advocacy
Officer to work in its Budapest office. The International Advocacy
Officer would work in the framework of the ERRC Programmes Unit,
International Advocacy Department, and would be responsible inter alia
for:

- Writing and presenting ERRC advocacy submissions to intergovernmental
bodies;
- Communicating ERRC international advocacy strategy goals to Romani
activists and other members of the Romani communities, as well as
seeking input from members of Romani communities as to ERRC
international advocacy strategies;
- Identifying and keeping relevant ERRC staff apprised of advocacy
opportunities available before domestic and international bodies;
- Implementing ERRC international advocacy policy.

Required Qualifications:

- Excellent written and spoken English;
- Extensive knowledge of and familiarity with issues facing Roma and
Romani communities;
- Familiarity with international human rights law and intergovernmental
bodies relevant to human rights issues in Europe;
- A university degree, preferably in law, human rights, political
science or a related humanities or social science field.

Optional Qualifications:

- Knowledge of Romani language;
- Previous experience in human rights;
- Working knowledge of French.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2002

Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume/CV of relevant
experience to:

Nora Kuntz
Operations Director
ERRC
PO Box 906/93
H-1386 Budapest 62
Hungary
Fax: (36 1) 41 32 201
nora.kuntz@errc.org

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organisation which monitors the rights of Roma and provides legal defence
in cases of human rights abuse. For more information about the European
Roma Rights Center, visit the ERRC on the web at http://www.errc.org.

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Hungary


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