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Reuters AlertNet 
Reuters global news service maintains extensive jobs database for the international disaster relief community.

Non-Profits, NGOs, UN, Aid, Charities, Bilaterals, Multilaterals, Governments, Banks. 
(Mainly Dutch) vacancies in the sector of Development and Social Profit.

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We share recent vacancies with our alumni via de CADES alumni group on Facebook.

But considering the FAQ recently graduates share with us, we would also like to refer them to the advise by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’, who reposted his intro to Maia Gedde's ‘Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance: A Career Guide’, published in 2015.

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3 PhD positions - ANTHUSIA

KU Leuven and the University of Oslo have embarked on the collaborative project ANTHUSIA: Anthropology of Human Security in Africa. (
ANTHUSIA is a multi-disciplinary research project conducted by a consortium of four universities in Aarhus (Denmark), Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Leuven (Belgium) and Oslo (Norway).
The Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) of the KULeuven will recruit 3 PhD fellows in Social and Cultural Anthropology for the Anthusia project.

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FERN - Campaign Officer

Fern is opening an exciting position in their "climate & forests team" to help deliver on their campaign to achieve an ambitious EU climate and energy package for 2030. They are looking for a seasoned campaigner with knowledge of relevant policy debates to help lead and deliver on a campaign that is at the height of its power to deliver real change.

This position will be based in Brussels and last for one year.

Deadline for sending application is 24 January and the ideal candidate will be able to start by 6 March 2017. The full job description is available on

In my first Master in Development I learned techniques and had the illusion that I could apply methods disregarding reality. Studying CADES helped me to better tailor my work to communities I was already working in.

Magda Tancau
consultant and trainer in the area of community development for Foundation PACT - Partnership for Community Action and Transformation; Active Citizenship Projects Coordinator within the European Think Tank Pour la Solidarite - CADES graduate