18th September 2017 – 19th September 2017
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
Course Lead: Professor Robert McCorquodale, Institute Director
Led by many of the Institute’s leading researchers and practitioners, the course is designed to give a concise introduction to key issues across a broad range of areas of public international law – from the nature of international law to international law in armed conflict, from human rights to international investment law.
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- Legal Foundations of Public International Law
- International Environmental Law
- International Trade Law
- International Law and Armed Conflict
- Public International Lawyers in Practice
- International Investment Law
- International Human Rights Law
- International Law concerning Refugees and Migration
- Business and Human Rights
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The course is ideal for those in the early and middle years of legal practice, those working in governmental and non-governmental organisations with legal elements to their work, those moving legal practice areas, and students who are studying for a postgraduate degree which includes aspects of international law.
This course is unique in that it introduces participants to public international law as it arises in practice in a concise and engaging way. It includes the core elements of public international law, such as treaties, customary international law, state responsibilities and immunities, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international environmental law, and international economic law, as well as how international law is dealt with in national law and in terms of dispute settlement.
The course fee is £450 for members and non members
Course fee covers:
- Tuition and course materials
- Refreshments (tea/coffee/water) during sessions plus sandwiches during the lunch breaks
- Certificate of completion (hardcopy and electronic version)
- 15% discount applies if four or more people from the same company register
- 30% discount for third sector organisations booking two or more places
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Teaching will be seminar style with opportunities for class discussion and interaction. Practical examples and dispute settlement avenues will be given where relevant. Reading lists, including reference to electronic materials, will be provided for each session.
All sessions will be taught in English. If you are not a native English speaker, you will need to have experience of studying in English at university level or to have achieved an appropriate score in the International Language Testing System (IELTS) or an equivalent programme.
The course is worth the equivalent of 12 CPD hours.
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