Monday, 5 May 2014

2014 Venice School of Human Rights

The fifth edition of the EIUC Venice School of Human Rights will run from 27 June to 5 July 2014 and is accepting applications until 15 May 2014.
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” and “Freedom of Expression and Assembly Online”.
The EIUC Venice School combines theory and practice and its faculty involves internationally recognised academics and practitioners. Prof. Martin Scheinin, former UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, and Prof. William Schabas from the University of Middlesex will open the Venice School 2014.
Check here for the full programme details.
Meet, mingle and discuss in the historical and peaceful location of the Monastery of San Nicolò which is situated on the island of the Lido of Venice, where human rights, arts and team spirit will play the setting of your summer!
Dates: 27 June - 5 July 2014. Type of courses: Lectures in the plenum and smaller seminars Application deadline: 15 May 2014.

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