International Human Rights Academy 2009

Application deadline: 15 May 2009 – Call for Applicants, 7th International Human Rights Academy will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17 until 31 October 2009.

The International Human Rights Academy is a Human Rights course of two weeks, organized every year in South Africa or in Europe under the auspices of six reputable universities from The Netherlands, Belgium, The Republic of South Africa and the United States of America.

The 7th International Human Rights Academy will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17 until 31 October 2009. The various intensive courses that make up the Academy are designed to provide high quality legal education in comparative international Human Rights and in Humanitarian Law, with an emphasis on the practical aspects in various fields.

Only a limited number of applicants will be selected to participate in the 2009 Academy. The content of the course presupposes a fair existing knowledge of human rights, and participants must be at a graduate or professional level. The working language of the course is English, and candidates applying for the course are expected to be able to converse fully in the English language.

Participants of the course usually include:

  • Academics
  • Staff of international, regional and national non-governmental organizations
  • Judges, lawyers and other legal practioners
  • Post graduate students

More Information about the Academy and the application form can be found on this website. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to the IHRA secretariat.

Links:

This event is also named: on Friedrich Naumann Stiftung; on wcl.american.edu; on HURIdics; on The University of the Western Cape online.

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