Vacancy: Human Rights Researcher Consultancy Opportunity

The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders is seeking a part-time researcher with practical experience of working with Human Rights Defenders in the Middle East.

They will have a good knowledge of the human rights situation and environment in which local human rights defenders operate, and particular knowledge of the risks faced by Women Human Rights Defenders in the region, and an understanding of their protection needs.

They will conduct research on individual HRD cases, analyse information received, track regional trends and provide administrative support to the UNSR. The consultant will have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills and very good technical skills. 

Fluency in Arabic and English is essential. The consultant will support the Special Rapporteur’s external team and will report the Senior Advisor.

Those that meet the criteria are encourage to send their CV and cover letter to:

Closing date: Monday, 18 October 2021