GNLU Public International Law Academy
Gujarat National Law University has great pleasure in announcing the launching of Academy on Advanced Issues of International Law mainly aiming to train and enhance knowledge of advanced issues of international law among Foreign Service officers, scholars, academicians from developing countries, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.
Developing countries are facing enormous challenges in the globalized world. An enhanced knowledge of international law, theory and practice, is essential for their Foreign Service officers for more effective participation in international relations.
To achieve this purpose, the GNLU Academy will seek to contribute to acquire understanding so that international law can truly become a most important tool for these nations to further promote peace, sustainable development through increased international cooperation, especially by providing various training tools to foreign service officers who need to have full grasp on development and use of international law in their interactions with their counterparts from developed countries as well as representatives of international organizations. The Academy seeks to address practitioners, preferably with education in law and political science/international relations including basic training in international law.
- To provide knowledge on contemporary advance issues and practices of international law in an intensive manner with special focus on humanitarian law, human rights, international criminal law, use of force, terrorism and collective security and rule of international law;
- To discuss, analyse and forecast the state practice of selected developed and emerging nations, such as USA, the European Union, China, Japan, India, South Africa, Brazil, the Russian Federation, and future operational challenges and issues at officers level;
- To acquire understanding on the above so that the foreign service officers make use of relevant legal texts and apply international law in their daily work most effectively
- Be on probationary or active duty as an officer of Foreign Ministry of developing country as recognized by the OECD
- Officer surviving in relevant fields
- Academicians/Researchers/Scholars in relevant area
- Preferably under the age of 40 years
The first edition will begin from 10th to 15th March 2013.
Lectures (including video lectures), workshop, seminar and documentary. Each candidate will be required to undertake 250 pages additional self-study in advance prior to commencement of the course.
- Participants from Developing Nations: USD 150
- Indian Participants: INR 8,500/-
Fee includes registration, lodging, tuition fee, study material, cultural visit, exams, meals and refreshments for six days.
The last date of registration is 4th March, 2013.
Mr. Sushil Goswami
Gujarat National Law University
Attalika Avenue, Knowledge corridor, Koba
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