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Senior Advocacy Officer

Lawyers for Justice in Libya


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join LFJL as a Senior Advocacy Officer and champion human rights and justice in Libya at an international level.


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Organisation Summary

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is a dynamic NGO working towards a future where the rule of law and human rights are at the forefront in Libya. With a blend of advocacy, research, and outreach, LFJL tackles crucial issues like transitional justice and accountability, striving for sustainable peace and justice in the region.

Role Summary

  • Strategic leadership of advocacy initiatives within Libya and on international platforms.
  • Focus on Human Rights Council and International Criminal Court engagements.
  • Promote human rights and accountability for peace and legal restoration in Libya.

Role Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in Law, International Relations, Politics, or related field.
  • Minimum four years of advocacy experience, proficient with online and offline methods.
  • Dedicated to working on conflict and post-conflict contexts.
  • Expertise in international human rights and knowledge of global human rights mechanisms.
  • Exceptional English communication skills, with Arabic fluency being a plus.

Application Process Details

  • Email CV, cover letter, and a sample of unedited written work.
  • Submit applications to [email removed - click apply for more details] with the job title as the email subject.

Overview Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is a Libyan and international independent non-governmental organisation, committed to achieving justice and respect for human rights in Libya. We do this through advocacy and outreach, accountability, transitional justice initiatives and capacity building, underpinned by our own independent research. The Role We are looking for a strategic thinker who is passionate and driven to join our close-knit team as a Senior Advocacy Officer. This position is at the heart of our advocacy work in Libya and internationally, with a specific focus on advocacy at the Human Rights Council (HRC) and the International Criminal Court (ICC). The role will focus on ensuring that human rights concerns and accountability in Libya, as well as Libya more generally, are prioritised at the level of the HRC and ICC, as a key step towards sustainable peace and the restoration of the rule of law. Job Requirements A postgraduate degree in Law, International Relations, Politics, or a related subject is required. At least four years’ experience in advocacy, using both online and offline technologies. An understanding of and commitment to working on conflict and post-conflict contexts. Knowledge of international human rights and familiarity with the workings of regional and international human rights mechanisms including the United Nations, African and European human rights systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required; fluency in Arabic is desired. Benefits Pay will be determined subject to the experience and qualifications of the applicant. Application Details Please email a copy of your CV, a brief cover letter, and an example of your unedited written work to our email (found in JD after clicking Apply) with the title of the vacancy in the subject line.


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