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Academy Hosts the 24th Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Academy Hosts the 24th Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law proudly hosts the 24th Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition at the WCL Tenley Campus from May 19 - 24, 2019. The topic for this year's competition is "The Protection of Migrants under International Human Rights Law."

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AUWCL Welcomes UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

AUWCL Welcomes UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

On April 11, American University Washington College of Law welcomed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to campus.

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AUWCL's International Law Student Association Hosts Conference on Reparation to Individuals for Violations of International Human Rights

AUWCL's International Law Student Association Hosts Conference on Reparation to Individuals for Violations of International Human Rights

On November 5, the American University Washington College of Law’s (AUWCL) International Law Student Association, along with Dean Emeritus Claudio Grossman, member of the International Law Commission (ILC), hosted distinguished guests from around the world to exchange ideas on the topic of “Reparation to Individuals for Violations of International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law.”  

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Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Holds Conference on Sexual, Gender Based Violence in Mexico

Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Holds Conference on Sexual, Gender Based Violence in Mexico

American University Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, in conjunction with the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria Law School, the Network of Latin American Scholars on Gender, Sexuality and the Law ALAS, and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, presented a two-day conference in Mexico City, Mexico this week to discuss issues of sexual and gender based violence.

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AUWCL's Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Hosts Annual Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights

AUWCL's Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Hosts Annual Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights

American University Washington College of Law’s Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law hosted the annual Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law May 29-June 15, welcoming 125 participants from over 10 different countries.

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AUWCL Once Again Ranked Among Top 10 Law Schools to Study International Law

AUWCL Once Again Ranked Among Top 10 Law Schools to Study International Law

“International and comparative law has long been central to the educational mandate of American University Washington College of Law, and we are proud that our innovative program has been consistently ranked among the top international programs in the nation.” — Padideh Ala’i, Director, International and Comparative Legal Studies

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