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International Law Orientation Course, 22nd – 24th April 2019
26، Feb 2019

Settlement exposure visit in the village of Wadi Fukkin, Bethlehem in May 2018Al-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 Applied International Law in Ramallah, on 22nd – 24th April 2019. The Orientation Course includes presentations by legal professionals 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 on ground is examined in light of human rights violations that can be witnessed on the ground. In this Orientation Course one field visit is given in the old city of Hebron, and the second will be in the Jordan Valley to examine forcible transfer and access to natural recourses by the Palestinian population. This is a great opportunity for professionals to enhance their understanding of the OPT context, and impact of occupation and settlement expansion policies on Human Rights situation.

The objective of the Orientation Course is to help professionals develop better understanding of the human rights situation in the OPT, and expand their knowledge on the applicability of the different International legal framework applied in the OPT and some of the key violations taking place.

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 can come from different professional backgrounds.

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 three days of the course. The course will be conducted in English.For more information please watch the video of the course.

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter to [email protected] by 7th April 2019.



[1] Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organization based in Ramallah. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the OPT. 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 Organization Against Torture (OMCT), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Habitat International Coalition (HIC), and the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO).