Internship - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Belgium - Brussels

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Closing date: 10 March, 2012 Location: Belgium - Brussels

UNHCR is currently seeking an intern to start immediately (by mid March at the latest).
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: Masters degree in law. Previous relevant experience in refugee matters or human rights preferred.

Essential: excellent drafting skills in French (native speaker) and English, preferably with a working knowledge of Dutch;
How to apply: 
How to apply Your CV and covering letter should be sent by 10 March 2012 to: , mentioning in the subject Legal Unit Internship March.