Thematic Programme Coordinator Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – EuroMed Rights

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send - by 10th March, 2024 at the latest -  at: [email protected]

  • Your CV;
  • A document (max. 1 page, in English) in which you respond to the following:
  1. What do you think you can bring to EuroMed Rights?
  2. Describe a recent experience in which you have played a key role, indicating the relevance for this position.
  3. What practical steps would you follow if you had to organise a one-day online meeting with 25 organisations on collaborative work to promote a human rights aligned economy?

Please note that candidates will be assessed on a rolling basis and that candidates may be invited to an interview before the deadline. EuroMed Rights reserves its right to close the selection process before the deadline.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About EuroMed Rights 

EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about 68 human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over 30 countries. EuroMed Rights’ organisational structure is built on a general assembly, an executive committee, working groups and a secretariat.  

 Rooted in civil society the Network seeks to develop and strengthen partnerships between NGOs in the EuroMed region, i.e. networking aimed at strengthening the capacity of members to act and interact within the context of the region and the Barcelona process and other EU-Arab cooperation frameworks. 

EuroMed Rights’ head office is situated in Copenhagen. The organisation also has offices in Brussels and Tunis,as well as presence in Morocco and Turkey. For further information, visit our website at 

EuroMed Rights aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness. 


Essential position functions:

  • Contributing to the Thematic Programme Team: Coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of thematic strategies, supporting colleagues when needed - with a special focus on the economic, social and cultural rights programme.
  • Monitoring, research and information sharing: Monitors and documents the situation of ESCR in the Euro-Mediterranean region, including EU policies, in cooperation with the other units/departments (Middle East, North Africa, Dialogue, Communication and Advocacy); initiates, drafts and coordinates reports on relevant topics pertaining to ESCR, and shares relevant information with EuroMed Rights members and relevant organisations.
  • Facilitating cooperation and synergies: Maintains regular contact with EuroMed Rights members and ESCR organisations in the region, especially by facilitating the thematic working group on ESCR, ensuring coordination and synergies with EuroMed national working groups and other programmes on cross-cutting issues;
  • Advocacy and communication: Engages in advocacy and communication actions on economic, social and cultural rights, e.g. external representation, events, awareness-raising campaigns, articles on key issues pertaining to ESCR in the region - in coordination with and supported by the Advocacy and Communication department.

Specifically, the tasks will include the co-drafting and reviewing of a report in collaboration with a member organization, organising a thematic work track which will include peer learning and capacity building with member organisations; and the organising of online working group meetings.

In addition, this position may be requested to work on other thematic programmes, depending on the needs of the Thematic Programmes Unit.

Profile, Skills and Background

  • A University degree in political/social science, law, economy or a related field. Other similar qualifications may also be considered;
  • Minimum five years of proven experience in the promotion and protection of economic, social and cultural rights and/or in civil society activism in the Euro-Mediterranean region;
  • Sound knowledge of the NGO sector, preferably at international level, and understanding of political and human rights issues in the Mediterranean region;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to be clear and concise in written and oral communications;
  • Team player, open-minded, self-motivated, and well-organised; ability to prioritise and work independently and efficiently under pressure;
  • Languages: fluency in English and Arabic (oral and written) is imperative. Knowledge of French will be considered an asset;
  • Computer literacy, including online solutions for creative meetings and trainings.


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Last modified: 
26 Feb, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 10 March 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
until October 31st 2024
Salary Range:
1500 to 2000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon