Human Rights Officer

at Centre for Civil and Political Rights
Published November 8, 2022
Location Geneva, Switzerland
Category General  
Job Type Part Time  


The Centre for Civil and Political Rights (CCPR) is currently recruiting a “Human Rights Officer Asia Pacific” as below

Responsibilities: The main responsibility of the position is to assist the CCPR’s Regional Coordinator Asia-Pacific in the implementation of Centre’s projects in in the region, including:

Research, data collection and report writing on the situation of civil and political rights in project target countries and/or specific thematic issues;
Documentation and reporting of activities including note taking during meetings;
Development, maintenance and updating of advocacy tools for monitoring implementation of ICCPR and/or Human Rights Committee’s recommendations;
Facilitation of the civil society engagement and utilisation of the the UN Human Rights System (e.g. UN Treaty Bodies and UN Human Rights Council);
Communication and coordination with project partners;
Relevant administrative and financial work; and
Other duties as assigned by the Regional Coordinator Asia Pacific.
Required qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields, preferably in human rights / international human rights law and at least 3 years of professional work experience in the field of human rights / international human rights law;
Profound knowledge of international human rights law, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR);
Fluency in oral and written English;
Being based in a country in South East Asia.

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