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 The Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo seeks applications for the position of:

Human Rights Assistant

YIHR Profile:
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights is a regional network of non-governmental organizations with programs on the territories of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.

Job Description

• Assist in conducting research regarding human rights violations, implementation of legislation and monitoring of human right institutions/mechanisms
• Assist in organizing activities such as conferences, training events and workshops and generally assist in the implementation of all activities foreseen within Human Rights Program
• Write report summaries for implemented activities
• Be capable of attending meetings to represent YIHR’s work


• University Degree in Law with an interest in human rights law
• Relevant work experience in any organization (public, private or NGO), paid or unpaid
• Genuine belief and interest in YIHR values and a willingness to publicly engage in their promotion
• A basic understanding of the political, social and human rights situation in Kosovo
• Knowledge of Albanian and English mandatory, knowledge of Serbian considered an asset
• Knowledge of basic computer software (Office Packages & Internet) mandatory

Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent (in English) and a CV to the following e-mail address: by 28th November 2012. 
The subject of the email should be: Application for HR Assistant.
Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview and the successful applicant will be expected to start working from the 2nd of December 2012.