MINELRES: Academy on Human Rights 2008 Human Rights Award

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Mon Jan 14 11:10:48 2008


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CALL FOR PAPERS
2008 HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
American University Washington College of Law

The Academy is proud to announce the topic of the 2008 Human Rights
Award: “International Human Rights Law and the Protection of the
Environment”. Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2008.  

About the 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. 

The Academy will grant two Awards, one for the best article in English
and one for the best article in Spanish. The Jury deciding the Award
will be comprised of professionals with a recognized expertise in
international human rights law. The best articles are eligible to be
published in the American University International Law Review.

The Award in each case will consist of: 

- a scholarship to the 2008 Summer Program 
- travel expenses* to Washington D.C. 
- housing* at the university dorms 
- per diem for living expenses* for the three-week session 
*subject to restrictions

Eligibility and Requirements

· Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the
following topic:  “International Human Rights Law and the Protection of
the Environment”
· Hold a law degree and have demonstrated experience or interest in
international human rights law. 
· Submit an unpublished legal article/paper written in English or
Spanish, written solely by the candidate.
· Articles must not exceed 35 pages in length, including footnotes,
double spaced, and using 12-point Times New Roman font.
· Articles can only be submitted via email to hracademy@wcl.american.edu
in Microsoft Word format
· The deadline to submit articles is February 1, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. EST.
· Winners will be announced on April 1, 2008 through our website: 

Please visit our webpage for a comprehensive list of rules:
http://www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy/2008/hraward.cfm or if you have
questions please contact us at 202-274-4070 or via email at
hracademy@wcl.american.edu.


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
Web: http://www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy


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