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UN regional courses in International Law!- 8-Feb-2019

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The Legal Affairs section of United Nations organizes the United Nations Regional Courses in International Law for Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean.

The United Nations Regional Courses in International Law were launched under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, established by General Assembly resolution in 1965 and most recently mandated by General Assembly resolution in December 2017.

The Regional Courses provide high-quality training by leading scholars and practitioners on a broad range of core subjects of international law, as well as specific subjects of particular interest in a given region.

The Regional Courses accommodate up to 30 participants.

The Regional Course is open to candidates from most Asia-Pacific countries.  

The Regional Courses may include seminars on the following topics:

  • Introduction to international law
  • Treaty law
  • State responsibility
  • International peace and security
  • Peaceful settlement of international disputes
  • Diplomatic and consular law
  • International organizations
  • United Nations institutions and law making
  • The Work of the International Law Commission
  • African Union law and institutions
  • Organization of American States law and institutions
  • International human rights law
  • Movements of persons
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal law
  • International environmental law
  • International watercourses
  • Law of the sea
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • Legal research
  • Legal drafting

Certificates are awarded only to those participants who complete the Regional Course in its entirety.

Eligibility: To qualify for the Regional Course, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law.

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