If you are interested in becoming a trial monitor, please fill out the below form and upload the necessary documents.
A trial monitor must:
- Be over 18 years of age;
- Be of high character; and
- Be able to speak and work in at least one of the UN languages (English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Russian or Chinese).
Please submit a resume (CV), two references (with contact information for the reference), a writing sample, and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, if any, in:
- monitoring trials for fairness and compliance with local and/or international standards
- domestic criminal law;
- international law, particularly international human rights law;
- comparative law, particularly comparative criminal law;
- any local or national jurisdictions in which you are familiar with local practice and procedures;
- investigative journalism or human rights documentation;
- supporting marginalized communities, including racial, ethnic, religious, and other minorities, to assert their rights or seek accountability for violations; and
- supporting journalists, lawyers, and other human rights defenders to assert their rights or seek accountability for violations, particularly their rights to a fair trial or fundamental freedoms.