2019 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Fully Funded)

Plazo de solicitud: octubre 22nd 2018

The United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa está organizado por the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in cooperation with Ethiopia, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) y la Unión Africana.

The Regional Course will be held at the facilities of the ECA in Addis Ababa, from 11 February to 8 March 2019. The Regional Course will be conducted in French. The course will accommodate up to 30 participants, including a limited number of spaces for self-funded participants.

The Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs organizes the United Nations Regional Courses in International Law for Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean.

objetivos
The Regional Courses provide high-quality training by leading scholars and practitioners on a broad range of core subjects of international law, as well as specific subjects of particular interest in a given region. In addition, the interactive nature of the training allows the participants to share experiences and exchange ideas, which promotes greater understanding and cooperation on legal matters in the region.

Los cursos regionales están destinados a permitir que profesionales calificados, en particular funcionarios gubernamentales y profesores de derecho internacional de países en desarrollo y países con economías emergentes, profundicen sus conocimientos del derecho internacional y del trabajo legal de las Naciones Unidas y sus órganos asociados.

Contenido del curso
Los Cursos Regionales consisten en seminarios impartidos por destacados académicos y profesionales del derecho internacional de diferentes regiones y sistemas jurídicos.

Los cursos regionales pueden incluir seminarios sobre los siguientes temas:

  • Introducción al derecho internacional
  • Ley de Tratados
  • Responsabilidad del Estado
  • Paz y seguridad internacionales
  • Solución pacífica de disputas internacionales
  • Ley diplomática y consular
  • Organizaciones internacionales
  • Instituciones de las Naciones Unidas y elaboración de leyes
  • El trabajo de la Comisión de Derecho Internacional
  • Ley e instituciones de la Unión Africana
  • Ley e instituciones de la Organización de los Estados Americanos
  • Derecho internacional de los derechos humanos
  • Movimientos de personas
  • Ley humanitaria internacional
  • Derecho penal internacional
  • Derecho ambiental internacional
  • Cursos de agua internacionales
  • Ley del mar
  • Ley de comercio internacional
  • Ley de inversión internacional
  • Investigación legal
  • Redacción legal

The Regional Courses are conducted in the form of interactive seminars and discussions to allow a maximum exchange of views. The participants are expected to contribute to the discussions on the various topics included in the curriculum of the Regional Courses.

At the beginning of the Regional Course. a comprehensive set of training materials is provided to each participant for him/her to keep.

Los certificados se otorgan solo a aquellos participantes que hayan completado el curso regional en su totalidad.

Requisitos:

  • To qualify to be considered for the Regional Courses, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. Candidates must also be fluent in the language in which the Course is offered (French in 2019). The selected candidates are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the course in its entirety. The Regional Course accommodates up to 30 participants.
  • This Regional Course is open to candidates from Member States from the African States Group to the United Nations.

Arreglos financieros

  • For those participants receiving a fellowship, the fellowship will cover travel, accommodation, meals, medical insurance, and training materials. Fellowship recipients will also receive a modest stipend to cover other living expenses in accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships.
  • There will also be a limited number of spaces for self-funded participants. With the exception of training materials and lunches during training days, which are provided to all participants, self-funded participants bear all costs associated with their participation in the Regional Course (e.g. travel, medical insurance, accommodation and living expenses).

Proceso de selección

When selecting participants for the Regional Courses, due consideration is given to the candidates’ qualifications, to the scope of their professional duties, to the relevance of the training to their professional duties, and to gender balance. Se recomienda encarecidamente a las candidatas a postularse. Due consideration is also given to those candidates who are already present in the host city of the Regional Course (Addis Ababa).

The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the application and selection process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information on candidates’ bank accounts.

Descargas:
Brochure (Inglés| Francés)
Application form (French only)

Para más información:

Visite la página web oficial del 2019 Curso Regional de las Naciones Unidas sobre Derecho Internacional para África

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