Two new vacancies at Geneva Call: Training Coordinator and Thematic Adviser

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Katharine Fortin

Katharine Fortin is an Associate Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches IHL and IHRL. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked at the ICTY, ICC and Norton Rose Fulbright. She is the author of The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Lieber Prize. She has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog.

There are two interesting new vacancies at Geneva Call: training coordinator and thematic adviser.

The Training Coordinator will contribute to the implementation of Geneva Call’s operational strategy by providing training and pedagogical support. She/he will adapt and further develop training/dissemination material on issues related to international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL), manage Geneva Call’s pool of trainers and ensure the quality of trainings delivered to target audiences. She/he will also develop internal policies and guidelines.The Training Coordinator will work within the Policy and Legal Unit of Geneva Call and report to its Director.

The Thematic Adviser will contribute to the implementation of Geneva Call’s operational strategy by providing thematic and legal expertise on issues related to international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL). In particular, she/he will contribute to the development of new thematic areas of engagement with ANSAs for Geneva Call (forced displacement and the protection of the medical mission). She/he will also contribute to the development of Geneva Call’s community based protection approach, support internal capacity-building and knowledge management and represent Geneva Call in relevant expert meetings. The Thematic Legal Adviser will work within the Policy and Legal Unit of Geneva Call and report to its Director.

Please click here http://www.genevacall.org/jobs/training-coordinator/ and http://www.genevacall.org/jobs/thematic-legal-adviser/ for details on the positions.

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