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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.

Snacks and Refreshments will be served.

Date: May 30, 2016

Time: 5 - 8PM

Location:
WCL, Yuma Buiding Grossman Lobby, 4300 Nebraska AV.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: June 3, 2016

Time: 7 - 11PM

Pick Up Location:
Atrium, Capital Biulding. 4300 Nebraska NW,
Washington, DC 20016

Cost: $20*

*Price includes transportation and dinner.


Visit to the Main Building of the Organization of American States (English Only)


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

There will be two tours, one for English speakers and another for Spanish speakers. The Spanish tour is mandatory for students of Sistema Interamericano. For information on the Spanish Tour date click here.

 

Date: June 6, 2016

Time:12:30 - 2PM

Pick Up Location:
Atrium, Capital Biulding. 4300 Nebraska NW,
Washington, DC 20016

Cost: $20*

*Price includes transportation and lunch


Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Visit to the Inter-American Development Bank (Spanish Only)

Through financial and technical support for countries, the Inter-American Bank works to improve people lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

Date: June 13,2016

Time: 12:30-2

Pick Up Location:
Atrium, Capital Biulding. 4300 Nebraska NW,
Washington, DC 20016

Cost: $20*

*Price includes transportation and lunch



BBQ ( BBQ buffet)

Two weeks completed only one more to go and you deserve a break!

Join the Summer Program Staff and Faculty on the AUWCL Quad for a Barbeque Buffet.

Date: June 10, 2016

Time: 7-9 PM

Location:
Quad, 4300 Nebraska NW,
Washington, DC 20016

Cost: $10

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Inter American Commission on Human Rights visit


Come to visit the IACHR!

The commission is a principal and autonomous organ of the Organization of American States (“OAS”) whose mission is to promote and protect human rights in the American hemisphere.

Date: June 13,2016

Time:(12:30 - 1:00 pm)
Pick Up Location:
Atrium, Capital Biulding. 4300 Nebraska NW,
Washington, DC 20016

Cost:$20*

*Price includes 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.

Diploma Sessions (12:30 - 2:20 pm)
YT14 & YT15
light lunch

Date: June 17, 2016

Time: 7 - 10PM

Location: WCL, Yuma Buiding Grossman Lobby, 4300 Nebraska AV.NW
Washington, DC 20016