MINELRES: Call for Papers: 2007 Human Rights Award

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CALL FOR PAPERS

2007 Human Rights Award 


Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

American University Washington College of Law

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is pleased to announce
a Call for Papers for the 2007 Human Rights Award.   The Human Rights
Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy on Human Rights
and Humanitarian Law that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly
work in international human rights law.  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the Award, applicants must submit an unpublished legal article/paper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 2007 Summer Program of the
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 2007, candidates must choose a subject pertaining to
“Reparations in International Human Rights Law.”  The articles must be
25-35 pages in length, including footnotes, double spaced, and using
12-point Times New Roman font.  Articles may be sent via email to
hracademy@wcl.american.edu in Microsoft Word format.  Articles sent via
fax will not be accepted.  Articles must be received by February 1, 2007
at 5:00 pm EST.

The Honor Jury deciding the Award is comprised of professionals with a
recognized expertise in international human rights law.  
 

2007 Honor Jury (English)

Antonio Cancado Trindade, Judge and Former President, Inter-American
Court of Human Rights

Paolo Carozza, Member, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and
Associate Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame

Claudia Martin, Co-Director of the Academy and Professional
Lecturer-in-Residence, American University, Washington College of Law

Juan Mendez, Director, International Center for Transitional Justice

Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings
College of Law

William Schabas, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National
University of Ireland, Galway

Dinah Shelton, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law
School

Theo Van Boven, Professor of International Law, Maastricht University
 

Jurado de Honor 2007 (Spanish)

Federico Andreu-Guzman, Deputy Director, International Commission of
Jurists

Carlos Ayala, Human Rights Expert, Former President of the
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Francisco Eguiguren, Coordinador, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del
Peru

Monica Pinto, Profesor of Law, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pablo Saavedra, Executive Secretary, Inter-American Court of Human
Rights

Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon, Co-Director of the Academy and Professional
Lecturer-in-Residence, American University, Washington College of Law

Rodrigo Uprimny, Professor of Law, Universidad Nacional de Colombia and
Director, DeJusticia, Colombia

Oscar Vieira, Executive Director of Conectas, Brazil


Their decision will be announced via the Academy’s website on March 30,
2007.  The best papers will be published in the proceedings of the
Academy and/or in other media that the Academy may deem appropriate,
including the American University International Law Review.

Those interested in participating in the Award should consult the rules
on the website: http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/hracademy/. 

If you have any questions, please feel free us at 202-274-4070 or
hracademy@wcl.american.edu.
 

*Subject to restrictions
 

Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
American University
Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-8181
Phone: (202) 274-4295
Fax: (202) 274-4198
E-Mail:
hracademy@wcl.american.edu

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