Applications Open: LIDS Fall 2014 Project Leaders

Apply now to lead / participate in LIDS-Orrick projects with partner organizations! The deadline for team leader applications is September 12.

The list of projects for Fall 2014 is:

The Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA), Examining and modifying regulatory frameworks to accommodate an expanding legal aid sector
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Developing analytical methods for negotiation research in humanitarian diplomacy
morethanshelters, implementing partner of UNHCR, Creating frameworks to facilitate cross-sector collaboration to develop Al Za’atari Camp (Jordan)
Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), Examining state authority over education in post-conflict states
South Pacific Business Development (SPBD), Researching the issuance of financial instruments in Samoa and the US for a development corporation
Transparency International – Kenya, Mapping and analyzing global anti-corruption policies and enforcement in the humanitarian aid sector
World Resources Institute (WRI), Assessing the security of collective land rights for an online global mapping platform
LIDS Global White Paper, Exploring the development of a legal toolkit to reduce bribery in “demand-side” countries

To work with LIDS and our partners on these pressing development, post-conflict and humanitarian issues, please submit applications through these links: Apply to lead projects by September 12 2014 at 11:59PM and apply to work on projects by September 23 2014 at 11:59PM.

To learn more about the LIDS fall projects, read detailed descriptions here, or reach out to Carol ( and Sam (

Also, please join LIDS on Monday, Sept. 22 from 7-9pm in WC1010 to learn about ways that you can get involved in the organization during the school year. We will be highlighting our fall projects, which cover a range of topics, such as anti-corruption measures in humanitarian aid, humanitarian diplomacy research, microfinance, post-conflict education policy, security of collective land rights etc. Please note that this event is mandatory for people who want to participate in projects (if you have a conflicting class, please contact Carol and/or Sam to ensure you have the necessary information to apply). At the info session, we will also discuss how to get involved in LIDS committees if you would like to help with events, the symposium and/or communications.

Apply to be on the 2014-15 LIDS Board!

March 27, 2014

LIDS is inviting applications to the 2014-15 LIDS Board!

To learn about the different board positions and apply, click on the link ( and send your resume to both Becky Wolozin ( and Raj Banerjee ( Applications are due Monday, April 7 at 5 pm. 

Email current board members, listed on the LIDS website, if you have any questions.