The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is designed for outstanding young graduates who can significantly help the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group to carry out its mission and attain its objectives. It enables each young professional to receive extensive exposure and experience of the IDB Group's various activities through job rotations in different departments. Participants will initially spend a two-week Orientation stage in HRMD.
The University of Strathclyde PGR Law Conference committee seeks submissions for its second annual conference, which will be held on October 27-28, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. The conference theme was developed with the goals of forging connections beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and of encouraging researchers to think of their research from a different perspective.
The School of Law of the University of Leeds is organising an Inaugural Postgraduate Research Conference on Law, Justice and Austerity which will be held on September 13, 2016. The conference invites papers which explore whether law can both give effect and mitigate the impact of a culture of austerity. By extension, this means there is scope to explore if the phenomenon called austerity affects our understanding of the interrelated concepts of ‘justice’; ‘rights’ and ‘the law.’
The Global Law and Governance (GLG) Summer School will be held on July 25-29, 2016, in Legraina, near Athens, Greece. It consists of an intensive full week summer programme with courses and study sessions in English, based on the latest trends and a completely interdisciplinary approach to law and policy.
Youth training Strasbourg announces the fifth edition of the Council of Europe’s World Forum on Democracy which will be held on November 5-7, 2016 in Strasbourg. This year, the forum will engage with decision-makers and opinion-formers in a reflection on how education and democracy can reinforce each other and address the risks of new social divides. During the World Forum, participants will represent Youth and join the different labs.
The 3rd Women in War and at War Conference, organised by the Open University Law School, the University of Warwick and Aberystwyth University will be held on September 15-16, 2016 at The Open University, Milton Keynes. This year's conference will focus on ‘Gender, Peace and Security post-2015: challenges and opportunities’, since 31st October 2015 marked the 15-year anniversary of the adoption of the landmark UNSCR 1325.
IGLYO announces a call for a new research intern to join the IGLYO team in Brussels for 5 months. The role will have a strong focus on education, leading an ambitious new project to create the beginnings of a European LGBTQI Education Index. This will involve conducting desk research, building a database of national advisors, and holding interviews to create the first overview of European education policies, procedures and practices in relation to LGBTQI inclusion.