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  • December 2018

Apply now to become a Fellow!

Are you looking for a change of legal career? Become an Oxford Policy Fellow and use your legal knowledge in an international development context. The Oxford Policy Fellowship is currently accepting applications from lawyers to join the programme and take up a two-year posting in a government ministry. Our Fellows work at the interface[…]

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The Fellowship is recruiting a Programme Coordinator, apply now.

The Oxford Policy Fellowship Programme Coordinator role is an opportunity to be involved in a unique and exciting programme that supports governments across Africa and Asia in achieving their law and policy objectives. We are offering an interesting and exciting opportunity to work as a Programme Coordinator in our dynamic and fun[…]

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Practitioner Insights: building government capacity from within

‘Capacity building’ is a much-used term, but a clear understanding eludes many practitioners. As part of the first cohort of Oxford Policy Fellows, I worked as an embedded legal advisor in the legal department of Djibouti’s Ministry of Finance. This two-year position, with a remit of building local capacity in the long term and providing immediate gap filling, gave me a unique insight into the realities of building government capacity from within.

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Second cohort of Oxford Policy Fellows appointed

Recruitment round for 2016 leads to appointment of six new Fellows in four countries. After months of government engagement, applications, and interviews, the second intake of Oxford Policy Fellows have been recruited, ready to take up their two-year placements in autumn of this year. New Fellows come from Kenya, the UK, the[…]

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Applications for 2016 round now closed!

Applications for the next round of Oxford Policy Fellows have now closed. The Fellowship team will now begin an intensive period of applicant interviews, with the final selection being made by the governments in June 2016. We will announce the next cohort of Fellows then. Many thanks to all individuals who have[…]

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Call for applications for the next round of Fellows is open

The Oxford Policy Fellowship  is recruiting for new Fellows. Applications are now open for the next round of Law & Policy Fellows. The Fellowship gives legal professionals the opportunity to work within a government in Sub-Saharan Africa as a civil servant reporting to local managers. With four Fellows already in post following[…]

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Oxford Policy Fellowship programme to significantly expand

Oxford Policy Management’s innovative programme to provide low- and middle-income country governments with tailored support is set to expand this year, with up to 12 Fellows being recruited to the programme. After a successful pilot, OPM is expanding its Oxford Policy Fellowship programme with further legal posts in additional ministries. The Fellowship[…]

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