Thursday, July 28, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Human Rights Watch Researcher on the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Researcher will monitor, investigate, and document human rights violations in DRC (with a focus on eastern Congo) and will write concise, accurate, and compelling briefing memos, reports, and press releases. The Researcher will help to develop an advocacy strategy for DRC and conduct advocacy both nationally and internationally to bring human rights violations to the attention of Congolese authorities and the international community and press for change. S/he will also engage with regional governments, the African Union, donor governments, the European Union, and intergovernmental organizations to promote human rights reforms. The Researcher will work with Congolese human rights groups in gathering, analyzing, and presenting information and in supporting their advocacy and outreach capacity. S/he will organize and supervise Human Rights Watch’s field office in Goma and will respond promptly to internal and external inquiries on the human rights situation in Congo. This is an initial one year appointment, with the possibility of extension.
Deadline: August 26, 2011