The 46th Course on International Law organized by the Inter-American Juridical Committee and the Department of International Law (Secretariat for Legal Affairs) of the OAS, concluded successfully in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 9th.
For the first time in its history, this academic activity was held in the campus of the Faculdade Nacional de Direito de la Universidade
Federal Do Rio de Janeiro (FND-UFRJ),
co-sponsored by its Inter-American Nucleus for
Throughout the three week
course, the 46 participants from different
countries from the Americas and Europe learned
about various topics in the field of public and
private international law, as well as new legal
developments in the Inter-American system. The
faculty included officials from international
organizations, academics, judges, arbiters,
internationalists and diplomats. The students
also had the opportunity to participate in an
unstructured and open dialogue with the
Secretary General of the OAS.
The closing ceremony was
attended by the Chair, Vice-Chair and members of
the Inter-American Juridical Committee; the
Secretary for Legal Affairs of the OAS; the
Director of the Department of International Law;
and Professor Marcia Souza on behalf of the
FND-UFRJ, as well as diplomatic and consular
authorities of the Member States and Brazilian
academics and officials.
The application process for
the 47th Course will open in January 2020 and
will be announced at
For further information on this matter, please contact the Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the OAS +1 202 370 0743.