MINELRES: Call for Papers: 2005 Human Rights Award

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Wed Nov 3 15:48:02 2004

Original sender: Human Rights Academy <hracademy@wcl.american.edu>

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in the Award, applicants must submit an unpublished legal article/paper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.

The Honor Jury for the 2005 Award in English consists of:

Robert Goldman
Charlotte Ku
Claudia Martin
Sir Nigel Rodley
Susana SáCouto
Tanya Terrell-Collier
Theo Van Boven
Leo Zwaak

The Honor Jury for the 2005 Award in Spanish includes:

Roberto Cuellar
Ariel Dultizky
Sergio García Ramírez
Claudio Grossman
Fernando Mariño
Flávia Piovesan
Gabriela Rodríguez
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón

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.

American University Washington College of Law
Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20016-8181

*Subject to restrictions

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is the only intensive,
three week program in the world to offer human rights courses in both
English and Spanish.  Every year the Academy hosts over 25 visiting
world-renowned scholars and activists who teach courses on topics
including regional human rights approaches; the United Nations;
international criminal tribunal; economic, social and cultural rights;
women’s rights; terrorism and human rights; international humanitarian
law; and much more.  As a Graduate Certificate Program, the program is
open to lawyers, professionals in the human rights field, and law
students, who can earn up to seven credits toward their degree.  For
more information on the Academy, including the annual Human Rights Award
competition and Human Rights Month, please visit our website at
http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/hracademy/, e-mail us at
hracademy@wcl.american.edu, or call us at 202-274-4070.