Human Rights Law Centre, The University of Nottingham
Summer School on the Rights of the Child
27 June - 1 July 2016
Deadline for application: 1 June 2016
The objective of the Human Rights Law Centre Summer School is to consider issues
concerning the rights of the child that are a matter of current legal,
political and societal attention, both internationally and
comparatively. These include child participation, child poverty,
children in conflict, and child rights monitoring and advocacy.
Summer School will examine international and regional child rights law,
including the work of the international courts and treaty monitoring
bodies mandated to consider violations of the rights of the child.
The programme is aimed at interested students and:
• people working in government
• national human rights institutions
• international governmental organisation
• legal professionals and academics
The Summer School is a highly interactive programme in which all participants are encouraged to be fully involved. The training methods include Q and A and group exercises. The working language for the Summer School is English. All participants will receive an extensive electronic file of resource materials. The Summer School faculty for 2016 are all highly experienced international experts on child rights, with backgrounds in advocacy, research and practice.
Fees and registration
The course fee is £1,000, which includes:
• Lunches and refreshments
• Course materials
• Accommodation (bed and breakfast)
For participants who do not require accommodation, the course fee is £750.
There is a non-refundable deposit of £200.00 payable upon registration. Please download the registration form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration and payment of remaining fees is 1 June 2016.
Participants are required to meet their own travel costs and arrange visa and other UK entry requirements.
Announcement on the Human Rights Law Centre website.