A paid traineeship within the Operations Section of the Delegation of the EU in the State of Israel.
The Operations Section selects and follows an important number of human rights and democracy projects under the EU’s European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). They cover the following areas:
Promoting a favourable environment for civil society organisations and the promotion of human rights, in particular by fostering human rights education and respect for the rule of law and international standards, supporting human rights defenders and organisations, safeguarding freedom of association and freedom of expression, fighting against xenophobia, racism, and discrimination on the basis of religion or belief, and any form of hate speech;
Advancing the rights of vulnerable minorities or groups within Israel, in particular the Arab minority and refugees/asylum seekers;
Respect for international humanitarian law and human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, including the rights of the children in armed conflict.