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Paid internship opportunity for young Canadians with migrants’ rights organizations in the Philippines, Nepal and Bangladesh

The Engagement Experience and Employability (3E) Program, run through the Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives (CAPI) at the University of Victoria, will provide 10 young, Canadian university graduates the opportunity to work with migrants rights organizations in the Philippines, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Depending on the partner organization and particular placement, interns will support the following governance, development and human rights related initiatives:

  • Participate in consultations with parliamentarians, UN, civil society, governments, and community members;
  • Monitor the implementation of International Conventions related to labour migration;
  • Mainstream migrants and migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda;
  • Design national, regional, and international policies and policy recommendations to advance democracy, protect human rights, and mainstream gender equality;
  • Create and maintain online databases on migrants rights abuses;
  • Attend and document regional and international conferences, meetings, and workshops focused on migrants rights, civil society capacity building, gender equality (GE), etc.; and,
  • Establish education and skills-building projects targeting women and youth to develop literacy, financial literacy, employment skills, and remittance management, allowing migrants to maximize opportunities and protect themselves during the migration process.

To learn more about the opportunities and application information, visit the CAPI 3E Program website. Deadline for applications is 24 May 2016.

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