The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

Posted: November 29, 2013 in African Youth and development

Source: http://www.un.org/law/ilfp/

Introduction

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.

Applications for the 2014 International Law Fellowship Programme are currently being accepted. The deadline for applications has been extended until 1 December 2013.

Applications for the 2014 International Law Fellowship Programme are currently being accepted. The deadline for applications has been extented until 1 December 2013.

Application process: http://www.un.org/law/ilfp/

Qualifications
To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates should be between 24 and 45 years of age at the beginning of the Fellowship Programme. They must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entire course period.

The 2014 Fellowship Programme will be conducted in French. Fluency in spoken and written French is required.

Application
Complete the application form in French, typewritten. Answers should be clear and as detailed as possible. If you need extra space, you may attach additional pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The “Letter of Transmission” must be completed and signed by a senior official of the institution that presents the candidate’s application.

A candidate whose mother tongue or language of instruction is not French must submit evidence of his/her ability to attend and participate in lectures and seminars conducted in French (e.g., diploma of courses conducted in French, language test certificate, extensive work experience in French).

The application should be sent by email to: ilfp@un.org

Two versions of the application form must be submitted: 

(1) One scanned copy of the signed original (for example in pdf, tif, or jpg)
(2) One electronic version (MS Word or equivalent) of theapplication

The deadline for applications for the 2014 International Law Fellowship Programme has been extended until 1 December 2013. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Selection process
When selecting participants for the Fellowship Programme, due consideration is given to the candidates’ qualifications, to the scope of their professional duties, to the relevance of the training to their professional duties, geographical distribution and gender balance. Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Due consideration will also be given to candidates from Member States which did not have a fellowship recipient attend the Fellowship Programme in the previous years.

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