The course will be held in Bogotá, Colombia from October 24-28, 2016, offering advanced training in litigation, research, law and innovative strategies for implementing social rights. Taught by jurists and academics recognized in Latin American and around the world, among them are members of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Former Special UN Rapporteur on the Right to Food, and professors from the National University of Colombia, University of Oslo, Boston College, University of Texas and Stanford University. The course provides conceptual, doctrinal, and socio-legal tools to understand and promote the implementation of social and economic rights in national, regional and universal contexts. The course is taught in Spanish and English. It is addressed to post-graduate students, litigants, activists, academics, judges, and public policy makers in Latin America or with an interest in the region.
This is an excellent opportunity for professionals from around the world interested in Latin America, to receive training on social rights, through a comparative lens, but with an emphasis on problems and realities of the region. A contribution from the Global South to the world!
Registration for this course is open and the deadline to register is July 24, 2016.