05 August 2015

Centre Interfacultaire en Droits de l'Enfant, Université de Genève
Call for applications for the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Children's Rights 2015-2016

The Centre Interfacultaire en Droits de l'Enfant of the Université de Genève has the great pleasure to announce the call for applications for the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights for the year 2015-2016.
• To acquire specialised knowledge in children’s rights in their theoretical as well as in their practical dimensions through an international and an interdisciplinary approach to the study of children’s rights
• To understand and critically discuss the role of international instruments on children’s rights in the implementation and monitoring of children’s rights, with a particular focus on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
• To develop the ability to contribute to the resolution of child rights related issues and proble•To exercise tools to effectively use human rights standards and mechanisms at the international and national levels

Professionals who work with children’s rights issues: lawyers, psychologists, sociologists, judges, law enforcement officers, social workers, teachers, government officials, staff from governmental and non governmental organisations, academics and journalists. 

2 week-long residential modules to be chosen among the following modules : Children’s Rights and International Law – Child Labour and Education – Children in Contact with the Law – Children’s Rights in the Context of Health and in relation to Migration – Individual training programme/CCR thematic paper

Application is online
Deadline for application: Two months ahead of the residential module you wish to apply for.

Please, contact the secretariat if you need any further information (mcr-secretariat@unige.ch) and do not hesitate to visit the University of Geneva’s website to discover other programmes on Children’s Rights.

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