Vienna, Austria

Vienna 24+: The Future of Human Rights in the 21st Century

when 21 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 600

The course will cover the progressive developments since the 1993 Vienna UN World Conference on Human Rights. Participants will learn about the skills and strategies of civil society to maximize the global machinery to promote and protect human rights. Significant study will cover the important initiatives and subsequent instruments and institutions available for advocates in the UN charter and treaty bodies as well as regional mechanisms. The intensive instruction will allow individuals to walk in the footsteps of history for human rights and freedom visiting the location of the actual UN World Conference on Human Rights and also meeting with staff at UN City carrying out the mandate created at the historical global meeting of minds to fulfill the promise of peace and freedom enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Course leader

Joshua Cooper

Joshua Cooper balances academia and advocacy focusing on international human rights law through diplomacy and direct action. Cooper is able to persuade passionately and pressure persistently in global human rights mechanism with inextingu

Fee info

EUR 600: 600€ is the reduced price for students. 1400€ for professionals.