Consultant (South and Southeast Asia)
The ABA Center for Human Rights is seeking legal experts with experience in South and Southeast Asia to draft a report on the criminalization of labor leadership for the Justice Defenders program. The overarching question the researcher(s) should examine is what are the ways in which labor union leaders are punished for their work organizing communities and acting as defenders of justice for fellow workers. This will be a deliverable-based contract that must be completed in the next 4 months, therefore, CHR is open to proposals that include the scope of the intended work/study and an estimated/requisite budget for the project.
The ideal drafter(s) will have significant ties to at least one country in the region, knowledge of current trends in restrictions on advocacy, and access to a regional network of human rights defenders. They will also be familiar with basic digital security protocols and secure communication platforms.
How to Apply
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, a proposed budget, and a proposal/intended statement of work laying out the approach and methodology that will be used in the final product. Please send resumes to Waris.Husain@americanbar.org
Consultant (Middle East and North Africa)
The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights is seeking an experienced Arabic-speaking attorney to provide legal analysis, translation and consultation on cases in the Middle East and North Africa. We are also seeking consultants to observe hearings of cases against human rights defenders and minority groups in the Middle East and North Africa.
The successful candidate(s) will have: a) a minimum of three (3) years of legal experience, post-graduation (LLB, J.D. or equivalent), must be fluent in Arabic.
All consultants will be paid commensurate with experience (please include biodata form with past salary information). All trial observers will be paid per diem as so outlined by federal guidelines.
Level of Language Proficiency
Must possess fluency of Arabic and a knowledge of Arabic legal jargon.
Minimum Education Required
LLB or J.D.
How to Apply
Please include resume, statement of interest and biodata form. Please send all inquiries and applications of interest to email@example.com