International Organization for Migration: International Migration Law Unit
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the principal intergovernmental organization in the field of migration, and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental, and nongovernmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, and does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration challenges, and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, be they migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons, victims of trafficking, or other uprooted people. In recent years, the IOM has become a leading site of policy analysis on such contemporary issues as trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants, unaccompanied migrant children, etc.Nature of Extern's Work and SupervisionWorking under the general supervision of the Head of the International Migration Law Unit, the incumbent will assist in the following areas:
Important Information for StudentsIML will consider up to two interns. Students should have completed a course in international law and a course in human rights law. Thorough knowledge of English is mandatory, working knowledge of other languages is an advantage.In addition, the following skills and competencies are desired:
To learn more about the International Organization for Migration, please visit their website.
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