Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Legal assistant and policy analyst

Statut : Annulé
Organisation : Forum of Federations
Acronyme :
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The Forum of Federations, an international network, seeks to strengthen democratic governance by promoting dialogue on and the understanding of the values, practices, principles and possibilities of federalism. This is achieved through a variety of activities (public education, workshops, technical assistance programs, conferences, seminars and publications) that take place around the world and center on three core functions:
1. To act as a "clearing house" for information and resources on the practice of federalism:
- Making existing work on the practice of federalism accessible to practitioners;
- Facilitating and supporting networking among practitioners of federalism, as well as among academics and others with an interest in federalism;
- Developing information resources on the practice of federalism.
2. To provide policy and program partnerships with governments in mature and emerging federations.
3. To encourage future practitioners of federalism - young professionals - to develop an interest and expertise in federalism, particularly in the area of conflict resolution and management.
Adresse : 700-325 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1N 7G2
FAX: (613) 244-3372
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Rhonda Dumas
Courriel : dumas@forumfed.org
Pays : Afrique du Sud
Ville : Belleville, Western Cape Province
Secteur : Gouvernement et société civile
Description du stage : Project Description
-Research on key policies issues, including the role of gender in municipal governance, intergovernmental relations between provincial and local government, the role of local government in the New Partnership for African Development.
-Production of Local Government Law Bulletin, a quarterly journal that is distributed to all municipal councilors and other key provincial and national government officials.

In Canada
-Participate in the briefing and debriefing sessions in Ottawa.
-Give a presentation on the internship experience while abroad and share lessons learned.

-Assist in the production of the Local Government Law Bulletin.
-Assist with research on the issue of the privatization of municipal services.
-Assist with research on gender and local governance.
-Assist with the holding of training workshops with municipal councilors.
-Network with other organizations or government agencies interested in improving federal governance and conflict resolution with a specific focus on youth organizations.
-Current event monitoring of issues related to governance, federalism and multi-level governance in South Africa and the region.
-Author an article on a topic, to be determined in consultation with the host supervisor and the Forum of Federations, related to federalism and governance in South Africa. This will be done in consultation with the host supervisor and the Director of Global Programs. The paper will also become a resource for the Institute and the Forum, and may be featured in the Forum's quarterly publication, Federations.
-Provide support and advice on the development of Forum activities in South Africa on an ad hoc basis.
-Submit a monthly report to the Forum's internship coordinator.
Organisation d'accueil : Community Law Centre
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The objective of the Centre is to protect and promote the human rights and democratic norms that have been enshrined in the 1996 Constitution and in international human rights instruments. It is our belief that social justice will be advanced through the establishment of a legal order based on these human rights and democracy norms. In the pursuit of this objective, the Centre pays special attention to the position of women, children and other vulnerable groups such as persons with disabilities.