Application Due Date: Friday 22 nd February 2019 at 5pm East African Time
The Environmental Justice (EJ) Fellowship uses an amazing chance to young, up and coming Kenyan specialists who are enthusiastic about supporting neighborhoods in protecting rights to their lands, resources and understanding.
The fellows will be presented to a broad spectrum of concerns within ecological and human rights law and supplied hands on experience and training in research study, legal empowerment, information collection and analysis, public interest lawsuits, analysis on laws and policies, and advocacy. Over the period of the Fellowship, the fellows will have the chance to hang out and work straight with neighborhoods, community-based companies and neighborhood paralegals.
At the conclusion of the Fellowship, each fellow will send a research study report on a subject of interest within the ecological justice location.
The Fellowship will offer the effective candidates a more powerful understanding of/in:
- The concepts of ecological and human rights law and citizenry involvement in ecological decision-making
- The truths of neighborhoods dealing with ecological oppressions
- Neighborhood centred legal empowerment methods
- The ecological decision-making procedures of essential organizations and bodies, such as the National Environmental Management Authority, Water Resources Authority, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forest Service and county federal governments
- Analysing and assessing ecological and human rights laws, policies and policies
- Analysing and discussing ecological effect evaluations (EIA), ecological audits and tactical effect evaluations (SEA)
Credentials and Individual Profile:
- A bachelor of laws, ecological or social sciences degree
- Fluency in English and Kiswahili
- Capability to take part in research study, draft reports and legal files
- Exceptional research study and composing abilities with the capability to seriously evaluate pertinent ecological laws and policy concerns
- An enthusiasm for discovering and a dedication to ecological justice
- Capability to work proficiently and to due dates
- Dependability and attention to information
- Capability to work both separately and as a staff member
- A determination to take a trip regularly on brief notification and often for prolonged durations
- An awareness of and level of sensitivity to the requirements and issues of people from varied cultures, backgrounds and orientations
How to Use
Applications must be sent through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘EJ Fellowship’ as the subject line
Applications should consist of:
- A cover letter that shows: a) why you think ecological.
justice is essential in Kenya and b) why you have an interest in the EJ.
- A comprehensive CV with 3 referrals; and
- One sample of your composed work (for instance, posts or research study.
reports composed by you (not collectively composed or modified by other individuals)
Applications Due Date
All applications to be sent out on or prior to Friday 22 nd February 2019 at 5pm East African Time
Just shortlisted candidates will be called.
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