Short Course on International Human Rights Law
24 September - 4 December 2015
Deadline for application: 1 September 2015
The Human Rights Law Centre of the University of Nottingham is organising a 10-week residential course designed to give an in-depth understanding of international human rights standards through seminars, guest lectures, workshops, visits, tutorials and conferences.
The course provides valuable insight and contextual knowledge of the practical operation of human rights law for those interested in human rights protection, from NGOs, international organisations, government, judiciary, police, charity or legal professions, academia, media and business.
• United Nations and regional human rights standards
• The United Nations human rights system: the Human Rights Council, Treaty Monitoring Bodies and Special Procedures
• Regional human rights systems
• Implementation of human rights standards in national systems, human rights commissions and othe bodies
• Participants make also take modules from the prestigious LLM programme of The University of Nottingham School of Law
The course can be extended to six months with an internship (subject to eligibility) at a non-governmental organisation or research option with the Human Rights Law Centre.
• Regular exchanges with senior professionals and experts
• Visits to courts and prison
• Full access to world class library, research and training facilities
• Attendance at HRLC conferences, lectures, Film Series and other events
• Accreditation for Continued Professional Development for Solicitors
• Certificate of Attendance
Further information on the course content, speakers, method of instruction, fees and application, can be found here.