The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
, in the context of the implementation of the “Bossi-Fini” Immigration Law, is recruiting Consultants as follows:

n. 7 Eligibility Consultants for the Territorial Commissions in Crotone, Foggia, Gorizia, Milano, Roma, Siracusa and Trapani. Each Consultant will participate on behalf of UNHCR in the Sessions of the Territorial Commission, as a regular member, which includes, inter alia, interviews of individual cases and an active role in the decision-making process.

n. 1 Eligibility Consultant for the Backlog Commission in Rome
The Consultant participate on behalf of UNHCR in the Session of the National Commission established to determine the application of the asylum seekers who submitted their request prior to the date when the Territorial started functioning..

n. 1 Eligibility Coordination Consultant in Rome
The Consultant will participate in the work of the National Commission and coordinate the work of the various UNHCR’s Consultants assigned to the Territorial Commissions through regular contacts, missions in the field, coordination meetings, etc.

Qualifications required:

- advanced University Degree in Law/Political Science;

- specialization in refugee law and/or working experience with refugees or in refugee related field;

- excellent command of written and spoken English, Italian essential.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to send an updated curriculum vitae to
itaro@unhcr.ch addressing the correspondence to the attention of the Representative.

Deadline for applications:20 February 2005