International Advocacy Intern

International Advocacy Intern

ADHRB - Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain

Geneva, Switzerland

Main activities:

  • Conduct research on regionally focused human rights crises and their relations to the international human rights legal framework;
  • Assist in preparations for sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council;
  • During the Human Rights Council sessions, attend state and UN Special Procedure meetings;
  • Deliver oral interventions in front of the Council on human rights issues of importance in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council states;
  • Attend and report on events, briefings, and other relevant meetings both during;
  • Sessions of the Human Rights Council and between sessions of the Council;
  • Support senior staff during the Council, including through social media engagement, outreach to diplomatic state missions and representatives, and through assisting in the preparations for panels and side events;
  • Draft policy papers and advocacy letters in support of the advocacy team;
  • Support social media activities and provide administrative support where needed.

Key skills:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Self-starting, motivated to learn, and highly organized;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Twitter;
  • An interest in the MENA region.

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Political Science, International Relations, Law or related field;
  • Current enrolled in a graduate program.

Language:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

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