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The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organization of American States (OAS) has issued a call for applications for the virtual fellowship on Human Rights in the Digital Space TECH4RIGHTS.
The fellowship is part of a broader project that seeks to contribute to building capacities within the region’s specialized civil society, and in the OAS - IACHR, for greater incidence and intersection with the global technology industry. Thus, OAS - IACHR is looking for two web specialists who can contribute from a digital perspective to the work and use of the protection mechanisms of the Inter-American Human Rights System.
For a period of 12 months, two fellowship recipients will participate in the daily work of the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The fellow will be in charge of the follow-up and monitoring of the challenges and possible threats to the full exercise of human rights in the digital environment.
The application deadline is February 28, 2021, while the fellowship starts in April and August 2021.
The OAS will provide a generous remuneration for the selected candidates.
For more information, please consult the link below.
The IACHR is a principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.