Call for Application: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Fellows

The Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice (LAPSOJ) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to identifying and reforming laws and policies that are contrary to human rights in Nepal through strategic litigation. As part of our commitment to human rights law and policy reform, we are expanding our work in Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ECS) Litigation.
We are seeking Fellows; lawyers who are committed to human rights and are passionate about litigation. This is a part-time position initially for four-months [July-October 2018]. Selected Fellows will be provided a stipend for the duration and have the opportunity to work closely with high-profile domestic and international mentors.

Number of Position: 5-10
Duration: Four-months [July-October 2018]

Department: -
Project Location(s): Anamnagar
Education: -
Compensation: Negotiable


  • Conduct a lead research and law review in particular thematic ESC Rights guaranteed under the constitution of Nepal.
  • Be part of wider litigation, training and research activity in thematic ESC Rights issue.
  • Be part of three days ESC Rights capacity building training program organized by LAPSOJ and iProbono [Kathmandu: September 2018].
  • Prepare a draft case on the assigned thematic issue and present it during the training in September 2018.
  • Work closely with LAPSOJ team, other fellows, and with assigned mentors during the fellowship duration.

Desired Qualification

  • Understanding of international human rights law and constitutional law in general and ESC Rights in particular.
  • Registered in Nepal Bar Council and has litigation experience for more than 3 years.
  • Good command in written and spoken Nepali and English.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Please send us your CV and cover letter at and we will get back to you. Feel free to contact at same email if you need any further information. [Apply before 30th June 2018].

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