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2019 Human Rights Essay Award Topic Announced

2019 Human Rights Essay Award Topic Announced

11 Jul, 2018

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law is proud to request the submission of papers for the Human Rights Essay Award. Submission deadline: February 1, 2019.

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Topic of 2019 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition Announced

Topic of 2019 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition Announced

03 Jul, 2018

Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is pleased to announce the topic for the 2019 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition.

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AUWCL Alumnus Ivan Duque LL.M.'04 Wins Colombian Presidential Election

AUWCL Alumnus Ivan Duque LL.M.'04 Wins Colombian Presidential Election

20 Jun, 2018

On Sunday, Colombia elected a new president, Iván Duque Márquez, a 2004 graduate of American University Washington College of Law’s (AUWCL) L.L.M. Program in International Legal Studies (ILSP).

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

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

18 Jun, 2018

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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Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón Elected to UN Committee against Torture

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón Elected to UN Committee against Torture

06 Oct, 2017

American University Washington College of Law congratulates Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, professorial lecturer in residence and co-director of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, on his appointment to the United Nations Committee against Torture.

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