The Executive Committee is hereby launching an open call for volunteers to be part of the newly established Task Force on the mainstreaming and operationalization of the Students’ Rights Charter, which will be working on options to operationalize and mainstream the Students’ Rights Charter, in a European setting, towards important other stakeholders in the EHEA as well as towards the EU. All members of ESU’s NUSes are encouraged to join in.
The Terms of Reference mandating the Task Force on the Students’ Rights Charter is based on Plan of Work point 1.4 Mainstream and operationalise the Students’ Rights Charter European wide and globally voted at BM 80 held online. The task force is composed of 10 individuals and a member of ESU’s EC. The Task Force is working together with the Human Rights and Solidarity Coordinator.
The purpose of this Task Force is to:
The aim of the Task Force entails working on options and strategies to operationalise and mainstream the Students’ Rights Charter in a European setting, towards important other stakeholders in the EHEA as well as towards the EU and to work on a global implementation of a students rights charter based on the charter voted upon by ESU in order to make it politically influential and to mainstream a set of students rights globally- for example towards UNESCO – on equal footing with other students around the globe.
We would like to encourage people from all different regions to apply to ensure diversity amongst the Task Force members and support a balanced and differentiated approach in the Task Force results. The application should consist of a motivation letter and a CV resume.
The work of the members of the Task Force is on a voluntary basis. Meetings of the Task Force will take place online, making use of online tools, and face-to-face, during ESU events, when possible.
Task Force members are expected to:
Considerations to be taken into account when choosing the Task Force members (these are not requirements):
Participation in preparing the written and oral reports is expected before/during every BM according to the Standing Orders.
The applicants will be selected by the EC based on the motivation letter and the resume. The content of this Task Force call has been reviewed by the SD cluster and a member of the presidency prior to publication.
We encourage potential members to apply as soon as possible, but no later than the 15th of August 2021 at 23:59 CET. Applications should be sent to [email protected]
If you have any questions regarding this call and the Task Force, don’t hesitate to contact ESU’s Executive Committee Member Meral Nur ([email protected] ) or the Human Rights and Solidarity Coordinator Borna Nemet ([email protected]).