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ABA Center for Global Programs

The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI) and Center for Human Rights (CHR) are currently seeking candidates to fill positions both at our headquarters in Washington, DC and abroad in our field offices. ABA ROLI and ABA CHR offer a wide range of opportunities that call upon diverse academic and professional backgrounds. Successful applicants would join a dynamic team of program staff, who are dedicated to promoting the rule of law in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East and North Africa. Those candidates with relevant language skills, experience living abroad, and familiarity with United States Government funding requirements are particularly encouraged to apply.

Pro Bono Legal Specialist Program

Since 1990 more than 8,000 volunteers—judges, attorneys, law professors and legal specialists—have contributed more than $350 million in pro bono assistance to promoting the rule of law throughout the world.

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Internships and Fellowships

Interns and fellows will work with staff of their assigned division to gain an understanding of international development programs and international rule of law issues.

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The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is an international development program that promotes justice, economic opportunity and human dignity through the rule of law. The ABA Center for Human Rights (ABA CHR) promotes and protects human rights worldwide — mobilizing lawyers to help threatened advocates; rallying thought leaders on vital issues; and holding abusive governments accountable.