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International Law Orientation Course, 7-9 May 2018

Thursday, 29 March 2018 10:17
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alhaq-center-300x169Al Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its 7th  semi-annual International Law Orientation Course for employees of international organizations and diplomatic staff.

The orientation course will be held at the Al Haq Center for Applied International Law in Ramallah, on 7th -9th May 2018 and will include presentations by legal professionals and discussions on key legal issues in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Moreover, the course will include one field visit to Hebron providing everyone with the opportunity to see the on-the-ground reality of the occupation. This is a great opportunity to professionals to enhance their understanding of the OPT context and implications of occupations and Human Rights violations.

The objective of the Orientation Course is to help non-legal professionals develop a basic understanding of the human rights situation in the OPT. Al-Haq[1]is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organization based in Ramallah, West Bank. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the OPT.

The orientation course is open to employees of international organizations and diplomatic staff operating in the OPT and Israel. Participants do not need to have prior knowledge in international law or international human rights law.

The orientation course is free of charge.Applicants will be contacted when the selection process is finalized. Please note that participants agree to attend all three days of the course. The course will be conducted in English

Please send your CV and a brief letter of motivation to ilcenter@alhaq.org by 19 April 2018.


[1] Al-Haq has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and is the West Bank affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists - Geneva, and is a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Habitat International Coalition (HIC), and the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO).