Summer Program: Human Rights Institute, New York City

summer HRI

 

 

OVERVIEW

Designed for students and professionals from around the world, the Summer Human Rights Institute (SHRI) provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of international human rights law, enabling individuals with limited time to gain an in-depth understanding of this critical field.

DYNAMIC LOCATION

Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Leitner Center is just steps away from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Central Park, and the theaters, clubs, museums, shopping, and restaurants that make New York City the nation’s cultural capital.

INTERACTIVE FORMAT

Participants take part in daily lectures and workshops with Fordham Law professors, as well as guest lecturers from New York’s prominent human rights community, and engage in up-close examination of real world legal aspects and tools of human rights law and practice.

CERTIFICATES

Certificates of Completion will be awarded to program participants who attend at least 80% of the required classes.
VISAS

The Institute satisfies the F-1 visa/status requirements. Assistance for participants who require a visa is available.
SCHEDULE OF FEES

All participants are required to submit a non-refundable $100 Application Fee. Regular tuition is $2600; however the Institute offers several early registration discounts:

  • Register by April 3, 2015: $2000
  • Register by May 29, 2015: $2300

REGISTER TODAY

 

http://leitnercenter.org/programs/SHRI/

LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu

 

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TOPICS COVERED

  • Introduction to International Law
  • International & Regional Human Rights Mechanisms
  • Civil & Political Rights
  • Economic Social &  Cultural Rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Rights of Minorities
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Transitional Justice
  • Women’s Rights
  • Freedom of Religion
  • International Labor Rights
  • Humanitarian Disarmament
  • Rights of People with Disabilities
  • Emerging Issues in International Human Rights
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