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Crisis Action: New York Advocacy and Campaigns Manager - New York, NY

Job Title: Advocacy and Campaigns Manager

Crisis Action works with individuals and organizations from global civil society to protect civilians from armed conflict and support a diverse range of partners to campaign against conflict for the protection of civilians. Their aim is to amplify the impact of collective campaigning and enhance partners’ efforts to avert conflict, prevent human rights abuses and ensure governments fulfill their obligations to protect civilians. For more information, please visit their website

Application deadline: April 20, 2014 

Mercy Corps

Job Title: Senior Peacebuilding Advisor

The Senior Peacebuilding Advisor will work closely with the Director of the Youth & Conflict Management Team in the implementation of the Y-CM strategy with an emphasis on enhancing and deepening the agency’s experience and capabilities in working in and on conflict. This position will be responsible for building Mercy Corps’ conflict portfolio through program design, improving program quality and measurement, and cultivating and nurturing donor and peer relationships and partnerships. The Senior Peacebuilding Advisor will provide support to the team and provide coordinated support to country teams. There is a strong emphasis in this position on: thought leadership in understanding the drivers of conflict, peacebuilding; measurement of efforts, and representation of Mercy Corps approach to a broad range of partners and donors. For more information, please click here.


Job Title: Head of the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT)

Interpeace is a Swiss non-profit organisation that works in close partnership with national partner organizations and the UN. Its aim is to strengthen the capacities of societies to manage conflict in non-violent, non-coercive ways by assisting national actors in their efforts to develop social and political cohesion. Interpeace also strives to assist the international community (and in particular the United Nations) to play a more effective role in supporting peacebuilding efforts around the world through better understanding and response to the challenges of creating local capacities that enhance social and political cohesion. For a complete job description, please click here. To apply, please go here.

Application Deadline: April 20, 2014 

Institute for Economics and Peace

Job Title: Senior Research Fellow

The Institute for Economics and Peace is looking for a new Senior Research Fellow!

The Senior Research Fellow will be an experienced and senior expert with a track record of conducting quantitative research in the social sciences, development studies, statistics, economics, and peace and conflict studies. S/he will be able to lead new and ground-breaking thinking on conceptualising frameworks and measurements for creating more peaceful societies. S/he will have experience engaging with high level stakeholders in international organisations and understand current debates in development, peace and conflict studies, and in relevant international forums. The Senior Research Fellow will conduct research on topics related to the Global Peace Index, peace economics, development studies, and peace and conflict studies. This includes writing, advanced statistical analysis, participation and leadership in the dissemination, communication, and presentation of IEP research findings. Ideal candidates will have a deep interest in peace and development issues, be open-minded to multidisciplinary approaches in the social sciences and be well-travelled.

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Application Deadline: May 2, 2014

Geneva Call

Job Title: Legal Adviser

Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial humanitarian non-governmental organization that engages with armed non-State actors (ANSAs) to promote their respect for international humanitarian norms in armed conflicts and other situations of armed violence, in particular regarding the protection of civilians. Geneva Call is registered as a Foundation under Swiss law. It carried out 68 projects in 24 countries in 2012, with an annual budget of approximately KCHF 4.5 in 2014.

The Legal Adviser will support Geneva Call projects and activities related to International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and International Human Rights Law (IHRL). S/he will be based at Geneva Call's office in Geneva but will be expected to travel frequently to target countries. S/he will report to the Head of Operations and work closely with the Regional Directors and Programme Officers, as a desk member.

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Application deadline: April 30, 2014