Go on! Maynooth University conference to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (deadline June 12)

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The Department of Law, Maynooth University has announced open registration for ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy: A Review of Successes and Challenges’

The conference is to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and will include discussions by keynote speakers, in addition to a number of papers focusing on different aspects of human rights protection, submitted in response to a Call for Papers.

Dates:  June 21- 22, 2018

Register for the conference here  (Cost €40)

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the conference, further information is available here

Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 29th 2018.

Submit abstracts to: udhrat70@gmail.com

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Go On! International Institute of Humanitarian Law of Sanremo Summer International Disaster Law Course

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►  The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law of Sanremo, the International Disaster Law Project and in cooperation with the Italian Red Cross and the EU Jean Monnet Module on “International and European Disaster Law” Roma Tre University  are pleased to announce open registration for the 5th Edition of the International Disaster Law Course

The programme seeks to offer a comprehensive overview of the main practical, diplomatic and military issues related to the legal aspects of disaster prevention and management activities.

Dates: June 18-22, 2018 in Sanremo, Italy.

Please click here for more details.

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) Annual Meeting (deadline April 1)

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►  The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has announced open registration for its 112th Annual MeetingThe 2018 Annual Meeting will focus on international law in action and consider how international legal practice has changed and is continuing to change in response to geopolitical shifts and contemporary challenges.

Dates: April 4-7, 2018 in Washington D.C.

Online Registration Closes April 1, 2018.

Please click here for more details.

 

Go on! Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy Fellowship Program (deadline Feb. 23) & June Conference (deadline Mar. 16)

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►The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School is currently accepting applications for our 2018-2019 Residential Fellowship Program and IGLP: The Conference.

The Fellowship Program offers full or partial doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLPs ongoing work. The Institute welcomes all interested doctoral and post-doctoral scholars who are currently pursuing research in the areas of global law, economic policy, and social justice to apply for our residential Fellowships. Alumni of IGLP Workshops are especially encouraged to apply.

Fellowships typically begin July 1st and run through the following June 30th.

The application deadline is February 23, 2018.

IGLP will also be hosting an international conference at Harvard Law School to showcase innovative thinking about global law and policy.

The program is currently accepting submissions for IGLP Conference Panels and Conference Papers! If you have an idea for a Panel or are interested in presenting your work at the conference, please fill out the appropriate form. Alumni of past Workshops are also encouraged to submit proposals.

 Program Dates:  June 2-3, 2018

The deadline to submit a proposal is March 16, 2018.

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Go On! American University, Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (deadline May 1)

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Image result for American University Washington College of Law logo► The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law is accepting applications for its Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

This annual Program offers 20 courses in English and Spanish lectured by over 40 scholars of relevance in the field of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. The Program gathers more than 150 participants from more than 25 different countries all in Washington D.C. for an intensive 3 weeks of immersion into the world of human rights.

This is a unique opportunity to learn and interact with judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Special Rapporteurs and Committee members of United Nations, members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, experts from prominent NGO’s and professors from all over the world.

Program Dates: May 29 – June 15, 2018

Deadline for applications: 1 May 2018

Details may be found on the Program Brochure

Please contact hracademy@wcl.american.edu for more information.

Click here to apply!

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On the Job! Director, Women’s Rights Program in New York

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► Applications are welcome from candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/ education in challenging barriers to gender equity for the position of Director of the Woman’s Right Program (WRP) of the Open Society Foundation (OSF) in New York.  

The holder of this position will be the principal strategist on women’s rights for the OSF Network, articulating the goals and crafting strategies of the global program and serving as a resource to those designing and implementing the strategies of the national and regional foundations and the various geographic programs in the network.

 

Deadline is March 5, 2018; details here 

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Go on! Summer School ‘Business and Human Rights’ in Pisa (deadline April 23)

► The Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies together with the University of Milan, The Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development of the Italian National Research Council (CNR-IRISS), and Temple University, Rome, have announced open registration for summer school in Business and Human Rights.
The course will be entirely taught in English and will feature excellent speakers, such as Prof. Sheldon Leader, Prof. Nadia Bernaz, Judge Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque, Dr. Tara Van Ho, Prof. Jernej L. Cernic, Dr. Maddalena Neglia, and many others.
Location: Pisa, Italy at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies
Dates: 18-22 June 2018.
Deadline for applications: April 23, 2018
Discounted early-bird fee is available until March 8!
Detailed information can be found on the Program’s Website
Click here to apply!