Venice School of Human Rights: applications are open

The EIUC Venice School at the same time, combines theory and practice and its faculty involves both academics and practitioners. The Venice School intends to highlight that the respect for human rights is the responsibility of all, that «Human Rights are our responsibility».

>> 24 June - 2 July 2016 / Deadline for enrolment: 13 May 2016 <<

The Opening Lectures of the School will be held by Prof. Manfred Nowak, Professor at the University of Vienna and EIUC Secretary General, one of the most renowned human rights experts, by Andrew Anderson, member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York, by Hauwa Ibrahim, human rights lawyer who won the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize in 2005, and by Michel Forst, current United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. Read more about the programme...

After a first session common to all participants dedicated to a general introduction on international systems of protection of human rights and related mechanisms, the programme will develop into the three thematic clusters - Business and Human Rights, Technical Progress and Human Rights and Violence against Women as Gender Based Violence. From ‘CEDAW’ To Istanbul And Beyond - among which participants will have to choose. Discover how to apply...

Target: The Venice School is addressed to graduate students from all academic backgrounds, students from the different regional masters in human rights and democratisation, to E.MA alumni as well as to human rights practitioners willing to deepen and improve their knowledge in human rights issues. Read more about the admission requirements...

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