United Kingdom, Nottingham

The Rights of the Child

when 27 June 2016 - 1 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 1000

The objective of this exciting programme is to consider issues concerning the rights of the child that are a matter of current legal, political and societal attention, both internationally and comparatively. These include violence against children, refugee children, child participation, child poverty, business and children's rights, and child rights monitoring and advocacy.

The Summer School will examine international and regional child rights law, including the work of the international courts and treaty monitoring bodies mandated to consider violations of the rights of the child.

Course leader

Professor Aoife Nolan, Professor of International Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham and Academic Lead of the University's Children and Childhood Network.

Target group

Interested PG students, people working in government, national human rights institutions, NGOs, international governmental organisation, legal professionals and academics.

Course aim

The programme provides a small group of participants with knowledge, skills and insight, with emphasis on the practical application of children's rights.

Fee info

GBP 1000: Includes: tuition, lunches and refreshments, course materials and B&B accommodation.
GBP 750: Includes: tuition, lunches and refreshments, course materials.