Intern - Counsel Support Section, The Hague

  • ICC - International Criminal Court 
  • The Hague, Netherlands
  • Mar 12, 2020
Intern ICC - International Criminal Court

Job Description

Organisational Context

The Counsel Support Section (CSS) is in charge of centralizing and coordinating all assistance provided to counsel by the Court. It serves as the Registry’s focal point for the Offices of Public Counsel, which depend on the Registry solely for administrative purposes, and also provides logistical and administrative assistance. The Section also manages the Court’s programme of legal aid for indigent defendants and victims and handles all provisions relating to the activities of the Court’s disciplinary organs.


Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Section Chief, interns will perform one or several of the following tasks:

  • Research and preparation of background reports;
  • Drafting memoranda, reports, letters, briefing notes, speeches and other correspondence;
  • Support for the preparation of internal and external meetings and ensure an accurate recording of meetings;
  • Assisting in the preparation of presentations for internal and external audiences;
  • Other tasks as may be required by the Section Chief.


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