31 May 2016

Dejustica & Global School on Socioeconomic Rights
Intensive Course on Social Rights 2016 – Latin-America in the Global Context Bogota - Colombia
24-28 October 2016

Deadline for application: 24 July 2016

This exciting course, organized by the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia) and the Global School of Social Rights, offers advanced training in litigation, research, law and innovative strategies for implementing social rights. The training will be guided by academics and jurists who are recognized in Latin America and other regions, providing conceptual, doctrinal and socio-legal tools to understand and promote the implementation of social and economic rights nationally, regionally and globally. The course is part of the series of the Global School of Social Rights, which is held in different regions of the world. The course will be taught in Spanish and will include plenary sessions, discussions in small groups based on the interests of students, and a simulation exercise. It is aimed at graduate students, activists, litigants, academics, judges and public policy makers.

Registration fee
The registration fee is $800 USD per participant, which includes the cost of registration, course materials and coffee, a welcome dinner and a farewell event. Participants are responsible for any other expenses. Once your participation in the course has been con_rmed, registration fees must be paid by August 31, 2016. After this date, participants who have paid, but for some reason can no longer participate, can apply for a refund. All refund requests will be charged a $100 USD administrative handling fee.

There are 10 partial scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, travel, and or stay. Applicants who wish to be considered for these scholarships must submit a letter of recommendation and indicate the reasons for requiring financial assistance. Scholarships will be prioritized for applicants from Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia with experience in social activism and community work.

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