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CCG Digital Fellowship: Call For Applications

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
8 Dec 2020 4:22 AM GMT
CCG Digital Fellowship: Call For Applications
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The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG), is calling for applications for the DIGITAL (Digital Rights and Inclusive Technology for All) Fellowship, to be offered to successful candidates for a period of 10 months on a full-time basis. The Fellows will be placed in a civil society organisation/litigation chambers that engage in...

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG), is calling for applications for the DIGITAL (Digital Rights and Inclusive Technology for All) Fellowship, to be offered to successful candidates for a period of 10 months on a full-time basis. The Fellows will be placed in a civil society organisation/litigation chambers that engage in digital rights litigation, and will also develop related legal and policy research under the guidance of CCG.

About CCG

CCG is the only academic research centre dedicated to working on the information law and policy in India and engages in academic research, policy intervention, capacity building, and litigation support.

About the Fellowship

The Digital (Digital Rights and Inclusive Technology for All) Fellowship is an exciting opportunity to work in the domain of digital rights litigation and policy in India. The Fellowship is a ten-month, full time commitment and the Fellows will be placed with litigation chambers and civil society organisations undertaking digital rights litigation.

The Fellowship has the following objectives –

● Supporting the development and advancement of digital rights by providing high quality legal and research support and effectively intervening in cases relating to digital rights, including freedom of expression and privacy.

● Engaging in and producing legal and policy research around the theme of digital rights.

● Building an inclusive and mutually supportive digital rights and technology litigation community in India with a long term vision for shaping the development of law and policy in this domain in India.

Eligibility

Applicants for the Fellowship must –

● Be born on or after January 1, 1988;

● Be enrolled with the Bar;

● Demonstrate a strong interest in and commitment to the development of digital rights;

● Have excellent legal writing, drafting and oral advocacy skills.

● Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of two years' experience in litigation.

Fellowship Amount

A monthly, non-negotiable stipend of INR 50,000 /- will be provided to each Fellow. The Fellowship will commence in January 2021.

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit –

● A signed and completed DIGITAL Fellowship Application Form.

● A two-page Curriculum Vitae;

● A writing sample (published or unpublished article, essay, blog) between 1000-2000 words on a topic related to the Fellowship.

● Names and contact details of two professional or academic referees who can be contacted for an oral or a short written reference (to be filled in the form).

Please combine the CV and writing samples in a single PDF file labelled with "Your name - DIGITAL Fellowship". The PDF should be uploaded on the link provided in the application form.

Deadline

All applications must be submitted by December 22, 2020, 11:59 PM IST.

Contact Info

Queries regarding the DIGITAL Fellowship 2021 can be emailed to [email protected]

Click here to view the official announcement.


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