Venice School of Human Rights 2014: early birds extended until 15 April
As already announced the fifth edition of the EIUC Venice School of Human Rights "Human Rights as our Responsibility" will take place from 27 June to 5 July 2014 in Venice (Italy).
The EIUC Venice School of Human Rights will update participants on the state of the art debate on human rights issues and stimulate their reflection on the current challenges faced by human rights actors worldwide.
After an introduction on current challenges, participants will have the opportunity to learn more about one of these 3 selected topics:
Business and Human Rights
The Internationalisation of Migration Law and the Role of the EU
Freedom of Expression and Assembly Online
The EIUC Venice School combines at the same time theory and practice and its faculty involves internationally recognised academics and practitioners. The 2014 edition of the Venice School of Human Rights will be opened by:
Martin Scheinin, former UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, and current professor of International Law and Human Rights at the European University Institute of Florence
William A. Schabas, professor of International Law at Middlesex University in London and professor of International Criminal Law and Human Rights at Leiden University
The Venice School is addressed to human rights practitioners as well as to graduate students from all academic backgrounds, students from the different regional masters in human rights and democratisation and to E.MA alumni wishing to deepen and improve their knowledge in human rights issues. The School places great emphasis on interdisciplinarity and gender equality. Language of instruction: English.
The Venice School is accepting applications until 15 May 2014.
Please note that the deadline for early birds has been extended: enrol before 15 April 2014 to benefit from a 10% discount!