Thursday 26 May 2011

Venice School of Human Rights

The Venice School of Human Rights is a university level interdisciplinary programme organised in Venice, Italy, for a limited number of graduate students and human rights practitioners. The intensive programme, that this year will focus on ‘Human Rights as our Responsibility’, will take place from 30 June till 9 July 2011 and will be opened by Heidi Hautala (Chairwoman of the Sub Committee on Human Rights at the European Parliament). Professor Manfred Nowak (former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture) will give the introductory lecture to the topic.  After the introductory sessions, all participants will be divided in three clusters and work on specific topics.
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