Summer 2019 Course Schedule

Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Current Challenges (Permission Only) (LAW-739ES-001)
Claudia Martin, Claudio Grossman

Meets: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (MTuWThF) - Room offsite

Enrolled: 15 / Limit: 20

Administrator Access


Students can not enroll directly in this course and must apply through the WCL Abroad portal.


This course will focus on current developments of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. The course will allow students to be exposed to the practical underpinnings of international human rights law and International Humanitarian Law in the Geneva scene. Participants will be able to meet some of the main actors currently working in human rights cutting edge issues in Geneva. They will have unique access to some of the most important actors in the United Nations system and civil society that shape the legal and political debate surrounding the UN Human Rights Council and its special mandates, as well as the work of UN treaty bodies. They will also have the opportunity to exchange views with experts from institutions such as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, among others. The course provides participants with a perfect opportunity to complement their interest in human rights and/or humanitarian law by providing the real-life experience of experts working in Geneva from several perspectives in this field of international law.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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