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Events

In addition to specialized courses and the Human Rights Month events, the Academy also hosts special activities for its participants. These events are open to participants enrolled in any of the Academy courses.

 

 

Orientation


A general orientation of the Program will be held for you to pick up reading materials, register to attend the different special events, and make changes in your course selection. This will be your first opportunity to meet the other participants.

Attendance is mandatory.

Dinner will be served.

Date: May 26, 2014

Time: TBA

Location:
WCL, 6th Floor
4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016


Night Tour of the Monuments

Take a bus tour of Washington DC's most famous monuments as they light up at night. The tour will include the National Mall, the White House, The Smithsonian Museums, the US Capitol, The Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and maybe the FDR and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorials if we have enough time.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: TBA*

Pick Up Location:
At the WCL fountain
4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20016

*Price includes dinner.


Potomac River Cruise

Sail down the Potomac River enjoying spectacular views of Washington D.C.

Cruise includes dinner and dancing.

Semi-formal attire is recommended.


Cruise leaves from:
Pier 4
Water Street SW,
Washington, DC 20024

(if using Google Maps search 6th and Water Street SW)

This will take approximately one hour via metro, so plan accordingly. The boat DOES NOT WAIT FOR ANYBODY.

Date: TBA

Time: 8:00-11:00 pm

Boarding begins at 7:30.

The boat departs at 8:00 sharp. (The boat does not wait for late arrivals.)

Cost: TBA

 


Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and visit to the Organization of American States (OAS)


Visit the organization in charge of promoting the observance and defense of human rights in the member countries of the Inter-American System.

The tour of the main building will be in Spanish and English.

There will be two departure dates--one for Spanish speakers and one for English speakers.

Date: TBA

Cost: TBA*

Pick Up Location:
At the WCL fountain
4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20016

*For transportation and lunch.


Closing Reception


Join us for the Human Rights Award and certificate ceremony, followed by a reception.

Semi-formal/professional attire is encouraged.

Date: June 13, 2014

Time: 7:00-10:00 pm

Cost: Free

Location:

TBA (Award ceremony, 7-8PM)

TBA (Closing Reception, 8-10PM)