American University Washington College of Law is pleased to welcome Eduardo Bertoni as Director of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law. Read more
30 Years Promoting Human Rights through Teaching, Scholarship, and Service
AUWCL established the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law as part of its long-standing commitment to international human rights and the rule of law. For 30 years, the Center has worked with students, faculty and the international legal community to provide support for human rights initiatives in the U.S. and around the world through teaching, scholarship and service. The Center engages in exciting innovations in human rights education and advocacy by way of training, complementary education, outreach, workshops and conferences, and research and publications. All Center programming promotes the value of service, thereby grounding the Center as a core resource to the NGO community and a bridge between academia and civil society.
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What's New At The Center
On February, 2024, a relevant Conference on Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction took Place at Washington College of Law. Read more
Juan Mendez, Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence and Faculty Co- Director at the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law was admitted as Research Fellow between September 10 and December 15 of 2023 at Bonavero Institute of Human Rights in the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Read more