MINELRES: CfP: 2005 Human Rights Award

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Fri Dec 17 19:13:02 2004


Original sender: MDAC <mdac@mdac.info>


MDAC would like to draw to your attention the following award: 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2005 Human Rights Award 
  
The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is pleased to announce
a Call for Papers for the 2005 Human Rights Award. Candidates for the
Award include those with a law degree who have demonstrated experience
or interest in international human rights law.  In order to participate
in the Award, applicants must submit an unpublished legal article/paper
written in English or Spanish solely by the candidate.  The Academy will
grant two Awards, one for the best article in English and the other for
the best article in Spanish.  The Award in each case will consist of:
1.  a scholarship* to participate in the 2005 Academy on Human Rights
and Humanitarian Law 2.  travel expenses* to attend the Academy in
Washington, D.C. 3.  living expenses* for the three weeks of the Academy
For the year 2005, candidates must choose a subject pertaining to "The
Prohibition of Torture Under International Law."  The articles must be
25- 30 pages in length and must be received by February 11, 2005 at 6:00
pm EST.

Those interested in participating in the Award should consult the rules
on the website:
http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/hracademy/2005/hraward.cfm. You can
also contact us at 202-274-4070 or hracademy@wcl.american.edu if you
have any questions.