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USIP Seeks Senior-Level Security Sector Reform Advisory Team Members

Started Jan 24, 2012 0 Replies

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) seeks former senior-level United States (US) government officials, military officers, and subject-matter experts with substantial experience in security…Continue

CALL FOR RESUMES: PILPG Consultancy Opportunities

Started this discussion. Last reply by Suzanne V. Buchanan Oct 12, 2011. 1 Reply

Consultant DatabasePILPG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates as a global pro bono law firm providing free assistance to developing states and governments involved in violent…Continue

Tags: diplomacy, governance, democracy, foreign, policy

PILPG is seeking a Chief of Party, South Sudan

Started Oct 11, 2011 0 Replies

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) is seeking a Chief of Party for its existing South Sudan office. Below please find information on PILPG and its South Sudan project, as well as…Continue

 

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USIP Seeks Senior-Level Security Sector Reform Advisory Team Members

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) seeks former senior-level United States (US) government officials, military officers, and subject-matter experts with substantial experience in security sector reform in post-conflict environments and transitioning democracies to serve as members of Security Sector Reform Advisory Teams. These teams will collaborate with US country teams and combatant commands to assist governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and other geographical…See More
Jan 24, 2012
Gbawu left a comment for Public Int'l Law & Policy Group
"Very please to know about your engagement with the world in this line of work. Thanks so very much and best wishes until the Nobel!"
Jan 9, 2012
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Oct 15, 2011
Suzanne V. Buchanan replied to Public Int'l Law & Policy Group's discussion CALL FOR RESUMES: PILPG Consultancy Opportunities
"May I ask if you must be a legal specialist? As a conflict resolution specialist that is trained in mediation facilitation transformative processes and gaining entry I would think there are more opportunities than for just legal council especially…"
Oct 12, 2011
Public Int'l Law & Policy Group posted a discussion

CALL FOR RESUMES: PILPG Consultancy Opportunities

Consultant DatabasePILPG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates as a global pro bono law firm providing free assistance to developing states and governments involved in violent conflicts. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution. To date, PILPG has advised over twenty states and governments on the legal aspects of peace negotiations and post-conflict constitution…See More
Oct 12, 2011
Public Int'l Law & Policy Group posted a discussion

PILPG is seeking a Chief of Party, South Sudan

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) is seeking a Chief of Party for its existing South Sudan office. Below please find information on PILPG and its South Sudan project, as well as the role of the Chief of Party and the required qualifications for the position.OverviewPILPG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates as a global pro bono law firm providing free assistance to transitioning states and governments.  PILPG has provided direct assistance to over two…See More
Oct 11, 2011
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Oct 11, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
The Public International Law & Policy Group is a non-profit organization that operates as a global pro bono law firm to provide free legal assistance to states and governments involved in peace negotiations, advise states on drafting post-conflict constitutions, and assist in prosecuting war criminals. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution.
PILPG’s primary practice areas are: Peace Negotiations;
Post-Conflict Constitution Drafting; War Crimes Prosecution
Water Diplomacy; and Democracy and Governance.

To provide pro bono legal advice and policy formulation expertise, PILPG draws on the volunteer services of more than sixty former legal advisors and former Foreign Service officers from the US Department of State and other foreign ministries. PILPG also draws on pro bono assistance from major international law firms including Baker & McKenzie; Cleary, Gottleib, Steen & Hamilton; Covington & Burling; Davis, Polk & Wardwell; Debevoise & Plimpton; DLA Piper/New Perimeter; Jones Day Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Shearman & Sterling; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Sullivan & Cromwell; White & Case; and WilmerHale. Annually, PILPG is able to provide over $15 million worth of pro bono international legal services.

PILPG was founded in London in 1995 and moved to Washington, D.C. in 1996, where it operated under the auspices of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for two years. In July 1999, the United Nations granted official Non-Governmental Organizations status to PILPG.In January 2005, a half dozen of PILPG’s pro bono clients nominated PILPG for the Nobel Peace Prize for “significantly contributing to the promotion of peace throughout the globe by providing crucial pro bono legal assistance to states and non-state entities involved in peace negotiations and in bringing war criminals to justice.”
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Frequently, PILPG sends members in-country to facilitate the provision of legal assistance; its members often serve on the delegations of its clients during peace negotiations. PILPG is based in Washington, D.C., with additional offices in New York and Amsterdam. PILPG has also operated field offices in Georgia, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo, Nepal, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda, and maintains contacts in nearly two dozen key cities around the globe.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Washington, DC
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
International law

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At 11:21am on January 9, 2012, Gbawu said…

Very please to know about your engagement with the world in this line of work. Thanks so very much and best wishes until the Nobel!

 
 
 

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