CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
21-25 November 2016
The Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which is co-organised by the Åbo Akademi Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University; the Socio-Economic Rights & Administrative Justice Research Project (SERAJ), Stellenbosch University; and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo. The course will take place in Finland, at the Åbo Akademi University, from 21 – 25 November 2016.
This intensive course offers participants an opportunity to develop specialist-level knowledge in the field of economic, social and cultural rights, with a particular focus on justiciability at the national, regional and international levels. It draws on a wealth of material from across the world in order to analyse existing institutionalised practices of interpretation and implementation of economic, social and cultural rights, and focuses on theoretical questions and practical issues, such as effective strategies and the impact of adjudication.
The course is conducted in English and is composed of lectures, seminars, group discussions and assignments, participant case analyses and an optional written examination.
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- The deadline for applications is 14 August 2016.
The Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights represents one leg of the Global School on Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication, which hosts various short courses on the adjudication of socio-economic rights around the world. The Global School on Socio-Economic Rights is a joint initiative of the H.F. Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law and the Socio-Economic Rights & Administrative Justice Research Group (Stellenbosch University, South Africa); the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria, South Africa); the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo, Norway); the Institute for Human Rights (Åbo Akademi University, Finland); the University of Los Andes (Colombia); and the National Judicial Academy (Nepal).