Events and Opportunities – July 2022


Senior Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate – New York 

Applications close 20 August 2022: 

Legal Officer, United Nations Human Settlements Programme – Nairobi 

Applications close 24 July 2022:  

Legal Consultant, World Food Programme – Italy 

Applications close on 17 July 2022:  

Legal Specialist (Ukraine), eyeWitness (International Bar Association) – London 

Applications close 18 July 2022:  

Legal Officer, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva 

Applications close 22 July 2022:  

Legal Officer, World Health Organisation, Geneva 

Applications close 24 July 2022:  

Associate Strategic Litigation Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative – London, Berlin, Brussels, Nairobi, Seoul, New York, Washington D.C, Mexico City, Bogota or Rio de Janeiro 

Applications close 22 July 2022:–Open-Society-Justice-Initiative–OSJI-_JR-0002589 

Associate, Children’s Rights, Human Rights Watch – Multiple Locations 

Applications close 17 July 2022: 


Internships, various UN departments and agencies, various locations 

A variety of UN internship positions are currently open. Please see the following links for internship positions: 

Geneva – Independent Investigative Mechanism For Myanmar – Geneva:   

Legal affairs – Department of Peace Operations – Geneva:  

Legal affairs – International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals – Arusha and The Hague:  

Office of the President – International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals – The Hague:  

Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Office of the Under-Secretary-General – New York:  

Legal affairs – United Nations Environment Programme – Geneva:  

Legal affairs – United Nations Relief and Works Agency – Amman:  

Office of Legal Affairs – Incheon City:  

Legal Affairs – United Nations Office at Vienna – Vienna:  

Internship, Immediate Office of the Prosecutor International Criminal Court – OTP (Funded) – The Hague 

Applications close 15 July 2022:  

Internship – Chambers/Case Law Database International Criminal Court, The Hague 

Applications close 24 July 2022: 


Australian Red Cross Book Group: Gareth Evans 

The Australian Red Cross Book Club has regular Readings sessions. On 27 July 2022, the club will be joined by former Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans AC QC to discuss his new book on good international citizenship. More information here: 

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum – Side Event at the 63rd Assemblies of the Members States of WIPO – Strengthening IP Ecosystems for Sustainable Growth & Development 

On 18 July 2022, learn how strategic use of IP lead the way towards achieving sustainable development. Join business and intellectual property leaders from the ICC for and the World Intellectual Property Organization to tackle key topics. More information here:  

Swiss VYAP and Arbitral Women, Interview Series on Career Paths in International Arbitration – Session 1: Working for an arbitral institution 

The first session in a series of interviews on  career paths in arbitration will be on working for an arbitral institution with Korinna von Trotha, Executive Director of the Swiss Arbitration Centre (former SCAI) and ASA, interviewed by Andrea Roth, Senior Associate at Wartmann Merker Ltd. Register at:  

ICC YAF: Lessons from Successful Challenges to Arbitral Awards in Hong Kong 

22 July 2022. This event is designed for young practitioners interested in international arbitration. The programme will consider successful precedents for challenging arbitral awards in Hong Kong court, and the reasons why the court considers it appropriate to set aside or refuse recognition of the arbitral awards. Free event, in person in Taipei or online, delivered in English. More information here:  

The Applicability of Existing International Law to the Governance of Cyberspace 

Public event on 28 Jul 2022 in person in Singapore, RSVP by 22 July 2022. The speaker, Prof. Dapo Akande will consider whether, and to what extent, international law applies to a State’s use of information and communication technologies. More information here:  

Public International Law & Policy Group – Expert Roundtable: Presentation of Draft Legislation for a High War Crimes Court for Ukraine 

Expert Working Group for Ukraine on July 22 from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT for a presentation of its draft legislation for a High War Crimes Court of Ukraine to investigate and prosecute those allegedly responsible for atrocity crimes committed in Ukraine since February 2014.  This discussion draft intends to inform the formulation of a domestic prosecutorial mechanism that will complement the efforts by existing domestic courts, the ICC, and any future hybrid international tribunal for the crime of aggression.  During this roundtable, PILPG’s working group consisting of international and Ukrainian experts will present and discuss the draft legislation. Online and recorded, more information here:  


7th Gary Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration 

The Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Arbitration Law (CARTAL) and Indian Journal of Arbitration Law (IJAL) are conducting the 7th Gary B. Born Essay Competition on International Arbitration, 2022. The themes for this year’s competition are: 

1. Harmonising Principles on Joinder and Consolidation: Necessity or an Issue Taken too Seriously? 

2. Reconciling Arbitration with Insolvency Proceedings and Corporate Restructuring. 

3. Third-Party Funding and Disclosures in International Arbitration. 

To participate in the competition, essays must be sent to [email protected] by 23:59 hours (Indian Standard Time, GMT +5:30) on October 30, 2022. The competition is open to all law students across the globe. For more information see :  

PhD Studentship: The State Silence project, UCL Law – London 

Applications close on 4 September 2022:  

Post Doctor position in International Human Rights, Norwegian Centre for human Rights, University of Oslo – Oslo 

Applications close 29 August 2022:  

Fellowship, Legal Affairs Division UNFCC – Bonn 

Applications close on 12 August 2022:  

British Institute of International and Comparative Law – Online Short Course: Climate Change Law 

Virtual short course run over 8 Sessions: 14, 21, 28 Sept, 5, 12 ,19, 26 and 2 Nov 2022. Cost of £700 (including VAT). 

Bringing together a distinguished cohort of scholars and practitioners, the course is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the relevant legal frameworks as well as to enhance their understanding of the way climate change impacts other areas of international law including territory, human rights, trade and investment. More information and registration is available here: