The Human Rights Law Centre at the University of Nottingham will host its 2008 Annual Summer School on the topic of ‘Engaging with the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Maximising the constructive participation of Governments, National Institutions and Civil Society'.
The Summer School will be held from Monday 16 June until Friday 20 June 2008. The comprehensive five-day programme will be led by experts in the field. The topic focuses on engaging with the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies, paying particular attending to the reporting and individual communications procedures. . The Summer School will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively participate in the treaty body procedures.
The Summer School is designed to benefit current and potential staff of relevant government departments, national human rights institutions, national and international NGOs, United Nations officials, students of Human Rights and interested academics.
The course fee is £850 for residential participants and £625 for non-residential. The places are offered on a first come, first served basis and there is a £150 non-refundable deposit payable upon registration. Registration forms are on the website.
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