Categories: International and Comparative Law

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Room Remotely delivered: synchronously
MTWRF 8:00am-6:00pm

Pass/Fail: Yes

Course Description

The Faculty of Law at Justus Liebig University Giessen are looking forward to host students from all over the world for the 1st International Online Winter University in International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law.

The program offers you a foundation in International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law before discussing the major debates and challenges that are currently found in these fields of law. This will primarily focus on those issues that are present in both fields of law and consider how similar issues are approached differently. Allowing you to appreciate the differences between International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law and how both these fields of law, in different manners, seek to protect individuals.
The program combines high-quality teaching by excellent lecturers and practitioners from all over the world. These include individuals such as:

Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn (Justus Liebig University Giessen and President of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission)

Prof. Rhona Smith (Newcastle Law School and former UN special rapporteur for Cambodia)

Ezequiel Heffes (Senior Policy and Legal Advisor at Geneva Call)

Claudia Maritano (Legal Adviser International Committee of the Red Cross)

Course meets in winter intersession: Jan 3-14; MTWRF 800-915 am & 1000-1130 am (US Central time).

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