Application Due Date: May 20 th 2019

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an unbiased, neutral and independent company whose solely humanitarian objective is to safeguard the lives and self-respect of victims of armed dispute and other scenarios of violence and to offer them with support. The ICRC likewise undertakings to avoid suffering by promoting and reinforcing humanitarian law and universal humanitarian concepts. Developed in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Motion. It directs and collaborates the worldwide activities performed by the Motion in armed disputes and other scenarios of violence.


Produced by the ICRC and released by Cambridge University Press, the International Evaluation of the Red Cross is.
a specialized, peer-reviewed journal devoted to worldwide.
humanitarian law, policy and action. It is released 3 times per.
year and its primary audience consists of federal governments, worldwide.
governmental and non-governmental companies, universities, the media.
and all those thinking about humanitarian problems at big. The Evaluation
group includes 4 individuals within the Law and Policy Online forum system of.
the ICRC’s International Law and Policy department: The Editor-in-Chief,.
the Handling Editor, the Thematic Editor and the Associate/Editorial.
Assistant. In addition, there is a Book Evaluation Editor who is not with.
the group full-time and are periodically short-term scholastic students.
signing up with the group for durations of 2-3 months in exchange for course.

Accountabilities & Practical obligations.

You will work carefully with the Editor-in-Chief, Handling Editor and Thematic Editor in the evaluation and modifying associated to sent short articles, and general material management. In addition, you will help with the promo and circulation of thematic editions of the Evaluation The personnel of the Evaluation, consisting of the Partner, routinely communicates with other parts of the organization, consisting of the ICRC’s Legal Department, Defense Department, Operations Department, Policy System and so on, guaranteeing a company understanding of present concerns. As an essential part of the Evaluation group, you will help in the concept of styles, contacts with authors, peer customers and the publisher, background research study and substantive assessment of submissions.

Accreditations/ Education needed.

A Master’s degree in law, worldwide relations, or another pertinent field.

Preferred profile and abilities.

  • A showed interest in humanitarian work, IHL and human rights;-LRB- ****************).
  • Exceptional command of English and great French reading capabilities;-LRB- ****************).
  • Previous editorial work experience (shortlisted prospects will be evaluated on their editorial and composing abilities);-LRB- ****************).
  • Effort and capability to work individually under very little guidance;-LRB- ****************).
  • Exceptional capability to operate in a group;-LRB- ****************).
  • Exceptional interaction abilities consisting of strong composing capabilities;-LRB- ****************).
  • Exceptional organizational abilities.

Crucial Details.

Just people registered in college or who have just recently.
finished their research studies are qualified to be trainees/associates. For.
prospects to be qualified they should have an optimum of one year’s.
expert experience after graduation (connecting to the post) or 2.
years if they have actually remained in previous traineeships.


  • Rewarding operate in a humanitarian and multicultural environment;-LRB- ****************).
  • Involvement in workshop( s) associated to the position;-LRB- ****************).
  • 12 months’ agreement;-LRB- ****************).
  • Paid traineeship.

Secret obligations:

  • Support to Editor-in-Chief and Handling Editor of the International Evaluation of the Red Cross;-LRB- ****************).
  • Examination and substantive modifying of short article submissions (examining legal thinking, arguments, structure and sources);-LRB- ****************).
  • Considerable scholastic research study;-LRB- ****************).
  • Recognition of prospective authors and peer customers;-LRB- ****************).
  • Preparation and co-conduct of interviews of essential specialists in the fields of humanitarian law, policy and action for publication;-LRB- ****************).
  • Management of book evaluations in partnership with the Evaluation‘s Book Evaluation Editor;-LRB- ****************).
  • Management of the unsollicited submissions sent out to the Evaluation;-LRB- ****************).
  • Coordination with the scholastic intern( s);-LRB- ****************).
  • Authorship of advertising texts (for instance, blog site short articles or newsletter entries) for the journal;-LRB- ****************).
  • Engagement.
    with authors, peer customers and the publisher in a diplomatic and.
    politically astute way, as an ambassador of the journal and the ICRC;-LRB- ****************).

  • Correspondence with both external and internal equivalents in determining prospective subjects to be covered in the Evaluation,.
    consisting of (however not restricted to) ICRC delegations, associates throughout.
    numerous systems and departments from HQ, nationwide societies, recipients.
    and experts outside the ICRC;-LRB- ****************).

  • Advertisement hoc discussions on IHL to groups going to the ICRC.

Extra details.

  • Kind of position: Traineeship
  • Operating rate: 100%
  • Beginning date: 1 September 2019
  • Area: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Length of project: 12 months

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Website of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Traineeship

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