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January 2020

Applications now accepted for the 47th Course of International Law

XLVII Course of International Law (2020)

The Department of International Law is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 47th Course of International Law to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from July 20th to August 7th, 2020.

The Course, organized by the Inter-American Juridical Committee and the Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the OAS, 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 of private and public international law such as: the law and technology, accusations among States for cyberattacks, inviolability of diplomatic missions, access to public information, enforcement of foreign judicial decisions, international criminal law, migration, refugee status, human rights, international taxation, international filiation, the Inter-American System and international humanitarian law, 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 most prestigious jurists from the Americas and Europe.

Due to limited capacity, prospective students are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible; as the deadline is Friday, March 20th. A selection process will then be conducted and successful candidates will be notified on Monday, April 13th.

The 47th Course on International Law is sponsored by the Núcleo Interamericano de Derechos Humanos of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

» Details on the Course and the complete announcement are available at this link

» Preliminary list of lecturers available here

For further information on this matter, please contact the Department of International Law of the OAS – Technical Secretariat of the Inter-American Juridical Committee +1 202 370 0743. 

» Additional information on recent developments in the Committee's work can be seen on this link  

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