Go On! Tilburg University Business and Human Rights Summer School registration extended to May 1

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Registration for the Tilburg University Summer School in Business and Human Rights has been extended to May 1.

This summer course introduces participants to the linkages between business and human rights from a variety of (legal, regulatory, and policy) perspectives. The content and implementation of the 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights take a center stage. Participants become familiar with the main actors in business and human rights, and their respective duties and responsibilities.

  • Course period: 14 July – 18 July
  • Study credits: 3 ECTS
  • Max participants: 40 participants
  • Course leaders: Nicola Jägers & Daniel Augenstein
  • Target group: Advanced graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students from law, social & political sciences and cognate disciplines with a  working knowledge in human rights law. Representatives of the public service, business organizations and NGOs with an interest in business and human rights issues.

For more information, and to register, visit http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/education/summerschool/courses/business-and-human-rights/.

Go On! ICC Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights

From Amina Adanan of the Irish Centre for Human Rights comes this announcement:

The ICC Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, is the premiere summer school on the International Criminal Court. The summer school consists of five days of intensive lectures given by leading specialists on the subject. The summer school is attended by legal professionals, academics, postgraduate students and NGOs.

In a nutshell, participants of the ICC Summer School are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and operations, and the applicable law. Lectures also speak to related issues in international criminal law, including: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, the crime of aggression, universal jurisdiction, immunities, and the role of victims. This year we are pleased to have a lecture specifically on Africa and the ICC.

The ICC Summer School 2014 will take place from 16th-20th June 2014. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.nuigalway.ie/irish-centre-human-rights/summerschools/iccsummerschool/.