Working in the field of human rights is a challenging but rewarding career choice. With ARTICLE 19 you will find an international community of activists, legal specialists, and subject experts working together to protect the basic freedoms of many communities throughout the world.
You can find out more about where we work and what we do, by following the links above. In addition to a sector-competitive salary, we promote a flexible culture befitting a digitally enabled, multi-cultural workforce located in over ten cities around the world. We work hard, placing emphasis on delivery and accountability, while balancing all of this with a range of policies geared to health and well-being, including generous leave allowances and remote-working arrangements.
The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Team is a dynamic team which implements programmes with partners on the protection of journalists, freedom of expression and digital technologies, access to information, transparency and civic space across the region. The ECA Programme Officer is responsible for coordinating activities promoting freedom of expression and access to information in Europe and developing new opportunities for ARTICLE 19 in the region.
Under the supervision of the ECA Senior Programme Officer, the Programme Officer will lead on project management and implementation in the region, with a particular focus on Russia, including maintaining relations with partners and funders. The Programme Officer will lead A19’s work in the region according to existing needs and funding opportunities, and will focus in particular on freedom of expression and digital technologies and access to information. The Programme Officer will also be expected to contribute to wider ECA strategy and fundraising, as well as ARTICLE 19’s global campaigns.
Written and spoken fluency in Russian. Candidates who do not have working level (both spoken and written) of Russian will not be considered.
Application deadline: 1st March 2021.
Call for Applications: ARTICLE 19 Internet of Rights Fellowship
ARTICLE 19’s Team Digital is looking for one to two new fellows to join the 2021-2022 cohort of the Internet of Rights (IoR) Fellowship. This is a 12-month fellowship, beginning in April 2021.
About the IoR Fellowship:
The general goals of the IoR Fellowship are:
• To protect and promote freedom of expression, freedom of association, privacy, and other human rights in key Internet technical standards and policy bodies.
• To bridge the knowledge gap in these bodies regarding human rights and their relevance to Internet infrastructure.
• To cultivate sustained and effective participation of civil society advocates in Internet technical standards and policy bodies.
• To increase the diversity of representation in these bodies.
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To apply, please submit the following materials as a single .zip file to [email protected] by Wednesday 3 March 2021:
1) Curriculum vitae (CV).
2) A statement of interest, indicating the following:
• How you intend to meet the goals of the Fellowship.
• A proposed 12-month workplan, including your key deliverables/outputs. (If you are selected, you will have the opportunity to revise this workplan; it is only requested at this stage to demonstrate your knowledge of the track you are applying for, internet governance, and human rights.)
• How you expect that these deliverables/outputs will create impact, in line with the goals of the fellowship and your selected track.
• How you expect that your project will help you sustain your participation in Internet governance beyond the life of the Fellowship.
3) Contact information for two references.
Successful applicants will be invited to interview with A19 staff in March 2021.
Applicants from the global south, women, and other individuals that identify as part of underrepresented groups in Internet governance are especially encouraged to apply.