The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies announces immediate openings for research interns based inside Yemen. The Sana’a Center will produce policy papers regarding post-conflict state building that would provide a reliable source of information to guide the strategic policy-making related to Yemen. The interns will have the opportunity to be part of this project and work closely with the Center’s lead researchers, editing team and administration. Interns will:
- Work closely with a lead researcher on a specific issue related to rebuilding the state in Yemen post conflict.
- Be exposed to the process of producing policy papers.
- Build expertise on the issue to be worked on.
Duties will include, but not limited to, the following:
- Provide assistance to lead researcher in conducting qualitative research on an issue pertaining to state building post conflict.
- Conduct desk review.
- Identify interviewees in consultation with lead researcher and help arrange for them.
- Help lead researcher in coordinating group discussions.
- Assist in collecting and analyzing research data.
- Assist in drafting of research papers and policy paper and contribute to publications.
- Work with Arabic/English editors and respond to their inquiries with regard to the final product of your research.
- Work with designer and make sure research is to be published in a professional manner.
- Interns could be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or have a B.A. in International Relations, Conflict Studies, International Development, related fields and/or relevant experience.
- Self-motivation and ability to work independently with strong attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills in English and/or Arabic (ideally both).
- Familiarity with the situation and internal dynamics in Yemen is preferable.
- Past experience is preferable.
Please apply through Online Application here.
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Yemenis face serious mental health risks due to war-related trauma exposure, but the issue is being neglected by both domestic authorities and the international community, warn experts from the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies, and Columbia University’s Human Rights Clinic and Mailman School of Public Health.
The Yemen Exchange is an intensive course offered by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (Sana’a Center) in partnership with MiddleEastWire.com. Held in Beirut, Lebanon, the course is designed to provide unique access to information and analysis on Yemen for both those seeking to develop a working background on the country and those already well versed in Yemeni dynamics. During the six-day program
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The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) has an immediate opening for a policy and advocacy intern to assist in the expansion of its Washington D.C. operations. Remote work is a possibility.
The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies organized an international press delegation visit to Yemen’s Marib governorate during the first week of November, including senior correspondents from North American and European print and broadcast media.
The second Yemen Exchange conference, co-hosted by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and the Mideast Wire, took place October 11 – 15 in Beirut, Lebanon.
NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 –The U.S. government must take urgent steps to account for the hundreds of reported civilian deaths it has caused over more than a decade in Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen, said the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies, in a comprehensive report released today covering 15 years of U.S. counterterrorism strikes.
We the undersigned organisations call upon UN Security Council members to take action to bring about an immediate ceasefire in Yemen, end the humanitarian crisis and support the UN Special Envoy’s efforts towards an inclusive political solution to the conflict.
The first Yemen Exchange conference, co-hosted by the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and the Mideast Wire, took place April 12 – 16 in Beirut, Lebanon.
Participants included diplomats, security experts, scholars and journalists from around Europe, North America, the Middle East and China, who were brought together with a wide spectrum of Yemeni experts, actors and thought leaders – including current and former ministers, general secretaries of political parties, diplomats, bureaucrats, economists, historians and tribal leaders – representing the various warring parties in Yemen’s ongoing war and a diverse array of local power brokers from across the country.