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GCA Call for Papers ‘Rethinking and Renewing the Study of International Law in/from/about Latin America”: September 26-28, 2017

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On the occasion of the new book “Imperialismo y Derecho Internacional: Historia y Legado” and the visit of its authors Antony Anghie, Martti Koskenniemi and Anne Orford, the universities Externado, Rosario and Los Andes as well as the History Section of the Latin American Society of International Law, the Network on Rethinking International Law… [Read more]

GCA Americas Program Coordinator – Franciscans International (Geneva)

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AMERICAS PROGRAM COORDINATOR About the Position Title: Americas Program Coordinator Department: Advocacy Location: Geneva, Switzerland Reports to: International Advocacy Director Contract: Full-time and permanent position Expected start date: October 1st, 2016 (or upon mutual agreement) Summary of the position The Americas Program Coordinator (APC) develops regional advocacy strategies and plans and implements related activities. The APC coordinates the work and networks both at country and… [Read more]

GCA IAPSS Conference in Latin America (ICLA) 2015

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“Contemporary Challenges in Latin America” Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) | Quito, Ecuador November 18-21, 2015 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: August 15, 2015 (Convocatoria en español aquí: http://www.iapss.org/events/icla/2015-quito/cfpesp/) Online version:http://www.iapss.org/events/icla/2015-quito/cfpeng/ The Theme For decades the Latin American… [Read more]

GCA Crossing gender and postcolonial borders: Academic women on the move

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Seminar: Crossing gender and postcolonial borders: Academic women on the move. A reflection on the experiences of Brazilian women in Portuguese academia Wednesday, October 19th 2016 1.00 – 2.30 pm S2.84 (Social Sciences Building) Free and open to all; no registration required (for other opportunities to discuss these topics with the speaker, see note at the bottom of this email) Speaker: Dr. Thais França (CIES – Lisbon University Institute) Abstract: Academic mobility has been presented as a… [Read more]

GCA Private Security Regulation Advisor – UNLIREC (Geneva)

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United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Centro Regional de las Naciones Unidas para la Paz, el Desarme y el Desarrollo UNLIREC en América Latina y el Caribe TERMS OF REFERENCE UNLIREC Public Security Programme Strengthening Oversight and Building Capacities for Small Arms Control and Nonproliferation in the Private Security Sector General Information: Project: Title: Duty station: Duration: Background: Strengthening Oversight and… [Read more]

GCA Human Rights and Advocacy Intern (paid) – Plan International UN Office in Geneva

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Plan International UN Office in Geneva s looking for a Human Rights and Advocacy Intern Location: Geneva, Switzerland Job status: Full time position Duration: 7 months Start date: 15 September 2016-31 March 2017 Remuneration: Monthly stipend of 1000 CHF for the first 3 months and 2000 CHF for the following months. Background Founded nearly 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest child rights and development organisations in the world. Plan International strives for a… [Read more]

GCA ECCHR seeks Spanish-speaking Legal Trainee for Gender and Human Rights Project (deadline: 15 Septemb

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The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) is urgently looking for a Spanish-speaking Legal Trainee for a Gender and Human Rights Project, to start in October or as soon as possible. Minimum duration of the internship is 3 months. The deadline to apply is 15 September 2014. From ECCHR: The Legal Training Program offers a position to aspiring human rights defenders from around the… [Read more]

GCA Institutional consultancy – Multi-country level research – UNICEF

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Institutional consultancy – Multi-country level research to support strategies addressing the impact of food and beverage sector marketing on children’s rights TERMS OF REFERENCE Background · With the lead of the Nutrition Team in Programme Division and in collaboration with the Corporate Social Responsibility Unit of the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division, UNICEF is planning to engage with the food and beverage industry to develop an industry-specific approach for marketplace… [Read more]

GCA IHL Advanced course in ENG/FR/ESP (Sept-Oct 2014) – International Institute of Humanitarian Law

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Dear Colleagues, The International Institute of Humanitarian Law is delighted to announce that during September and October 2014 we will be holding our annual Advanced IHL courses delivered in Spanish, English, and French languages. The subjects covered on each course are different but all are focussed at the advanced level and designed for military and civilian lawyers and operators. Some photographs from last year’s hugely successful courses can be viewed here [Read more]

GCA Interpeace recruits staff for 2 positions in West Africa

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Senior Programme Officer for West Africa Duty Station: Abidjan, Ivory Coast – with extensive travel to the field (up to 60% of the time) Reporting to: Regional Director for West Africa Interpeace, a Swiss non-profit organisation, works in close partnership with national partner organizations and the UN, with the aim of building lasting peace. Interpeace has a two-fold mandate: (i) to strengthen the capacities of societies to manage conflict in non-violent, non-coercive ways by assisting… [Read more]

GCA Aldea Intercultural 2014

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I kindly request you to forward this information on Aldea Intercultural 2014, the latest cross-cultural education program by Universidad Veracruzana Intercultural (UVI), to the International Affairs Offices, Study Abroad Offices, Schools of Latin-American Studies, professor, researches and students interested in indigenous cultures and/or community development and any other person or entity that you consider appropriate at your institutions. Aldea Intercultural 2014, the “Intercultural… [Read more]

GCA ILO Special Action Programme on Forced Labour (SAP-FL) is looking for research consultants and legal

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CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITIES (RESEARCH & LEGAL) ILO Special Action Programme on Forced Labour RECRUITMENT CORRIDOR STUDIES Brazil – Paraguay and Viet Nam – Malaysia ILO Special Action Programme on Forced Labour (SAP-FL) is looking for research consultants and legal consultants based in Viet Nam, Malaysia, Brazil and Paraguay. I. Background In today’s globalised economy, a growing number of workers are looking for job opportunities beyond their country or community of origin… [Read more]

GCA UN ECLAC – Political Affairs Officer P3 (Santiago, Chile)

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Job Opening Job Title: POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, P3 Department/ Office: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Duty Station: SANTIAGO Posting Period: 9 August 2013-8 October 2013 Job Opening number: 13-POL-ECLAC-29614-R-SANTIAGO (X) United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Org. Setting and Reporting The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is one of the five regional commissions of the United… [Read more]

GCA Short Term Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Consultant – Right to Play – Canada, Toronto

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Terms of Reference – Short Term SRHR Consultant Closing Date: Organization: Contract duration: Department/Division: Work location: Authorized to Work in: BACKGROUND: May 10th 2013 Right To Play International 7 days International Programs Toronto, Canada Canada (i.e., Canadian citizen or permanent resident) Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps… [Read more]

GCA Research Fellow

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The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is one of Europe’s leading research institutes for area and comparative area studies, with a focus on Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, as well as on inter-regional and global issues. The GIGA seeks to hire a Research Fellow to work on all China-related research questions within the research project “West African Traders as Translators between Chinese and… [Read more]

GCA IDEA – Senior Programme Officer, Democracy and Development

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Senior Programme Officer, Democracy and Development International IDEA – The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance Canberra/Jakarta, Multiple Countries 
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance — International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and processes. International IDEA acts as a catalyst for democracy building by providing… [Read more]

GCA UNDP – 2 Consultancies

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2 Consultants to Develop a Resource and Experts Database on Public Policies on Gender Equality UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Madrid, Spain Background UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and… [Read more]

GCA Director of Development and Communications – Global Humanitaria

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Director of Development and Communications About Global Humanitaria Global Humanitaria is an independent organization that, through international cooperation, works to promote economic and social development processes to ensure equal opportunities for impoverishes people and their communities. We pay special attention to the protection of children, working to ensure their respective rights and to help them learn and defend their rights. GH was founded in 1999 as a nongovernmental organization to… [Read more]

GCA Catholic Relief Services (CRS) – Senior Technical Advisor, Health Systems Strengthening

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Department/Country: PQSD Band: E FLSA: Exempt Reports To: Senior Health Advisor Job Background/Summary: Health and HIV programming are among the largest programmatic areas within Catholic Relief Services (CRS). CRS work in this area is active to various degrees throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America and is funded via various mechanisms including the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEFPAR), USAID, the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, the World Health Organization… [Read more]