Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its International Law Orientation Course for employees of international organizations and diplomatic staff. The course will be held at the Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law in Ramallah, on 30September – 3 October 2019. The Orientation Course includes presentations by legal professionals and experts and discussions on key legal issues in regards to the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law and their applications in the OPT.
The course offers two field visits designed by Al-Haq staff, in which the situation is examined in light of human rights and humanitarian international legislation. One field visit will focus on the old city of Hebron and the other one in the Jordan Valley. Both field visits and the theoretical sessions are a great opportunity for professionals to enhance their understanding of the OPT context and assess the impact of occupation and settlement expansion on the Palestinian’s population’ Human Rights, particularly concerning forcible transfer and access to natural recourses.
The objective of the Orientation Course is to support professionals in developing a better understanding of the human rights situation and expand their knowledge on the human rights and humanitarian law violations taking place in the OPT.
The Orientation Course is open to employees of international organizations and diplomatic staff and missions in the country. Participants do not need to have prior knowledge in international law or international human rights law and professionals from different backgrounds are welcome to apply.
The orientation course is free of charge. Applicants will be contacted when the selection process is finalized. Please note that participants need to attend all four days of the course. The course will be conducted in English.
Please send your CV and a brief cover letter to [email protected] by 20th of September 2019.