The Department of International Law is pleased
to announce that applications are now
being accepted for the XLIV
Course of International Law to be held
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from July 31st to
August 18th, 2017.
The Course, organized by the
Inter-American Juridical Committee and the
Department of International Law of the
Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the
aims to disseminate and promote international
law, with a strong emphasis on the
Inter-American System and its current agenda.
On this occasion, the Course will include a
broad range of relevant topics, such as State
immunity from jurisdiction, international
contracts, refugee status, the protection of
human rights, challenges to representative
democracy in today’s digital environment,
international humanitarian law, and the
protection of personal data, among many others.
For over forty years, the Course on
International Law has offered attorneys and
internationalists from around the Americas the
opportunity to expand their professional
networks, develop their abilities in an
inclusive, diverse and multicultural
environment, and interact in an academic setting
with the region’s most prestigious jurists.
Due to limited capacity, prospective students
are encouraged to submit their applications as
soon as possible. Applicants may request an OAS
scholarship (covering air fare only) or
self-finance their entire participation.
Details on the Course and the complete announcement are available at