Deadline:

20 February 2019

Location:

The Hague, the Netherlands.

(Fully/Partially Funded)

Description

 the 2019 International Law Fellowship Programme

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.

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The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is conducted under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, established by General Assembly resolution 2099 (XX) of 20 December 1965. The Fellowship Programme is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • International law
  • Treaty law
  • State responsibility
  • International peace and security
  • Peaceful settlement of international disputes
  • Diplomatic and consular law
  • International organizations
  • United Nations institutions and law making
  • The work of the International Law Commission
  • International human rights law
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal law
  • International environmental law
  • Law of the sea
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • Legal research
  • Legislative drafting

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

6 weeks.

from 1 July to 9 August 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law.
  • The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entirety of the course on a full-time basis.
  • the Fellowship Programme provides training for professionals who have acquired some practical experience in the field of international law.

 

Opportunity Cost

(Fully/Partially Funded)

  • The fellowships cover the fellowship recipient’s travel costs in economy class, accommodation, medical insurance, participation in the Fellowship Programme, the training material and the registration fee for The Hague Academy of International Law. In accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships, participants will also receive a stipend to cover other living expenses.

  • Qualified candidates may also apply for self-funded positions. Self-funded participants bear all costs associated with their participation (travel, accommodation, living expenses and registration fee for The Hague Academy of International Law). Training materials are provided to all self-funded participants free of charge.

How to Apply

First Step: 

Complete the application form in English, typewritten. Answers should be clear and as detailed as possible. If you need extra space, you may attach additional pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Second Step:

The “Letter of Transmission” must be completed and signed by a senior official of the institution that is presenting the candidate’s application.

Third Step:

The application should be sent by email to: ilfp@un.org

Two versions of the application form must be submitted: 
(1) One scanned copy f the signed orginal (for example in PDF or JPG)
(2) One electronic MS Word version (or equivalent) of the application

note:

The 2019 Fellowship Programme will be conducted in English. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Applicants whose mother tongue or language of instruction is not English are required to submit proof of their language abilities. Applications without a valid language certification will not be considered.

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This Scholarship Published by:
” Aissam Amari/ Algeria 

Reviewed by” Shaimaa Abdelmoneim/ Egypt 
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