Intern at The Danish Institute for Human Rights

The Danish Institute for Human Rights protects and promotes human rights through partnerships with state, civil society, independent institutions and corporate actors, as well as through research, documentation, education, training and communication activities. We are aiming at setting standards and engendering change.

The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) is looking to engage an intern to work on development of tools and methodologies for working with economic, social and cultural rights in the fall semester 2014.

Background

DIHR is currently developing a toolbox for planning, monitoring and advocacy for realisation of economic, social and cultural rights using the Availability, Accessibility, Acceptability and Quality (AAAQ) framework for the right to water, education, health, housing and food. Initially the project focuses on the right to water and sanitation and health and tools are currently being tested by civil society partners Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda and Russia.

Overall, the intern will develop skills and experience in working with applied research, project implementation and stakeholder processes. The position is un-paid. Exact starting dates and working hours can be negotiated, however full time engagement is preferable.

 Application process

Applications to include cover letter and a CV.

Applications and CVs to be sent to Burmaa Nyamaa, [email protected].

Deadline for applications: Monday, 11th August 2014. Interviews with selected candidates are expected to be held from 18th August 2014.

ContractExact starting dates and working hours can be negotiated, however full time engagement is preferable.

Closing date: Monday 11 August 

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Salary: unpaid

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