Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Call for Applications: The Natural Justice Environmental Law Fellowship Program; India office (deadline extended to 5th May 2015)

Natural Justice: lawyers for communities and the environment; India office is inviting applications for The Natural Justice Environmental Law Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program is designed for committed young lawyers and individuals from other backgrounds to get a chance to engage in the fascinating space of environmental law and communities. The Fellowship offers an exciting opportunity to lawyers and others who are passionate about learning to use domestic and international environmental law to secure the rights of communities to their lands and resources. The Fellows will be exposed to a range of creative ways of using environmental law, including community-based legal empowerment; research, reflection and writing around critical issues; legal opinions and submissions; and environmental law education.

The deadline for applications has been extended to 5th May 2015. The numbers of vacancies are 4 positions; the Fellowship duration is one year starting from July 2015. Please email your application to Alphonsa Jojan (alphonsa(at)naturaljustice.org.za) and Revati Pandya (revati(at)naturaljustice.org.za) with ‘Natural Justice Environmental Law Fellowship’ in the subject line. The selection process will be in two stages. At the first stage applicants are required to submit their application, consisting of a letter of interest, a resume with two referees and a writing sample. A Natural Justice panel will interview shortlisted applicants at the second stage before a final decision is made. There will be two rounds of interviews in the second stageNatural Justice Fellowship Program 2015

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