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UNHCR - Internship at The United Nations Refugee Agency, Brussels

UNHCR - Internship at The United Nations Refugee Agency, Brussels
UNHCR is currently seeking an intern to commence immediately.
Description of Internship: the proposed internship lasts for a period of six months and is unpaid.
The intern will participate in the various activities of the Legal Unit of the Regional Representation for Western Europe. In particular s/he will contribute to the following tasks:
1. Drafting reports.
2. Country of origin research.
3. Drafting responses to information requests relating to individual cases, asylum law and practice and country of origin information.
4. Monitoring legislative and policy developments on asylum matters at the national (Luxembourg/Belgium) level.
Required Qualifications: Graduate (Bachelors degree essential, Masters degree desirable) preferably in law or political science. Previous relevant experience in refugee matters or human rights preferred.
Essential: excellent drafting skills in 3 languages: Dutch (native or near native speaker), English and French.
How to apply
Your CV and covering letter should be sent by midday, to: UNHCR Regional Representation for Western Europe, Legal Unit, 11B Rue Van Eyck, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, by e-mail to The internship commences in April
Closing date: 11 Apr 2011
Location: Belgium - Brussels