International Law Fellowship Programme in Netherlands, 2017

International Law Fellowship Programme in Netherlands and applications are submitted till  16 December 2016. Applications for the 2017 International Law Fellowship Programme are currently being accepted. The Fellowship Programme provides high-quality training by prominent international law scholars and practitioners on a broad range of core subjects of international law. In addition, the interactive nature of the training allows the participants to share experiences and exchange ideas, which promotes greater understanding and cooperation on contemporary issues of international law. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country):the Peace Palace in The Hague | Netherlands.


Level: a six-week summer course

Field(s): he Fellowship Programme consists of an annual six-week summer course at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands. The participants attend lectures and seminars in international law organized by the Codification Division as well as the public international law session at The Hague Academy of International Law.

The lectures and seminars organized by the Codification Division are given by prominent international law scholars and practitioners from different regions and legal systems. 

The Fellowship Programme is conducted in English or French. The 2017 Programme will be conducted in English.

Deadline: 16 December 2016.

Funded By: Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): International Law Fellowship is targeted for applicants from developing countries and countries with emerging economies .

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: The Fellowship Programme accommodates up to 30 participants.

Scholarship Duration: The Fellowship Programme consists of a six-week summer course at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands.

Scholarship covers: The fellowships cover the fellowship recipient’s travel costs in economy class, accommodation, medical insurance, participation in the Fellowship Programme, the training material and the registration fee for The Hague Academy of International Law. In accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships, 

Description

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.

Objectives
The Fellowship Programme provides high-quality training by prominent international law scholars and practitioners on a broad range of core subjects of international law. In addition, the interactive nature of the training allows the participants to share experiences and exchange ideas, which promotes greater understanding and cooperation on contemporary issues of international law. 

The Fellowship Programme is intended to enable qualified professionals, in particular government officials and teachers of international law from developing countries and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law and of the legal work of the United Nations and its associated bodies. 

The Fellowship Programme accommodates up to 21 participants. 

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is conducted under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, established by General Assembly resolution 2099 (XX) of 20 December 1965 and most recently mandated by General Assembly resolution 70/116 of 14 December 2015.

 Eligibility

To avail International Law Fellowship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates should be between 24 and 45 years of age at the beginning of the Fellowship Programme.

They must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law.

The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entire course period.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entire course period. 

The 2017 Fellowship Programme will be conducted in English. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. 

Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Due consideration will also be given to candidates from Member States which did not have a fellowship recipient attend the Fellowship Programme in the previous years.


Scholarship Application Method

Downloads:

Brochure (English | French)

Application form (English only)  

The application should be sent by email to: ilfp-at-un.org.

Complete the application form in English, typewritten. Answers should be clear and as detailed as possible. If you need extra space, you may attach additional pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

The “Letter of Transmission” must be completed and signed by a senior official of the institution that presents the candidate’s application.

A candidate whose mother tongue or language of instruction is not English must submit evidence of his/her ability to attend and participate in lectures and seminars conducted in English (e.g., diploma of courses conducted in English, language test certificate, extensive work experience in English).The application should be sent by email to: ilfp@un.org

Two versions of the application form must be submitted: 


(1) One scanned copy of the signed original (for example in pdf, tif, or jpg)
(2) One electronic version (MS Word or equivalent) of the application 

The deadline for applications is 16 December 2016.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.Selection process


When selecting participants for the Fellowship Programme, due consideration is given to the candidates' qualifications, to the scope of their professional duties, to the relevance of the training to their professional duties, geographical distribution and gender balance. Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Due consideration will also be given to candidates from Member States which did not have a fellowship recipient attend the Fellowship Programme in the previous years.PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Scholarship Application are due on s 16 December 2016.

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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