Netherlands, The Hague

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law

when 1 August 2016 - 5 August 2016
duration 1 week
fee EUR 900

This summer school on key international law aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) will be held in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice.
The programme will focus on the emergence of SOGI issues in different areas of international law, such as human rights law, refugee law and international criminal law. Special attention will be given to important test-cases that have helped to achieve some international protection against homophobia and transphobia. Several sessions will be in Amsterdam, where EuroPride 2016 and Amsterdam Gay Pride are taking place that week

Course leader

Professor Kees Waaldijk

Target group

Legal and other professionals in governmental and non-governmental organisations, as well as advanced students are invited to apply

Course aim

Educate students on the key international law aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity

Credits info

Upon request we can issue a statement regarding the amount of ECTS credits we would assign to this course, based on the number of hours in class, preparation time and assignments, keeping in mind that 1 ECTS equals 28 hours of study. Your university can then evaluate this course and decide whether they will indeed award ECTS credits

Fee info

EUR 900: The fee includes lunches and refreshments on class days, course materials, a welcome dinner and a farewell event
EUR 900: The fee includes lunches and refreshments on class days, course materials, a welcome dinner and a farewell event

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