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The University of Ottawa, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, and the Canadian Red Cross will host the 11th edition of the Summer School on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) from 28th May to 2nd June, 2017.
The goal of this course is to offer students and professionals the fundamentals of IHL and the opportunity to apply this knowledge through realistic case studies and a full simulation day.Applications from students, academics, government employees, NGO and IO staff, journalists and those with an interest in learning about IHL are welcome. Preference will be given to participants with exposure to the application or the theory of international humanitarian law, international human rights law or humanitarian work.
The course is offered in both French and English. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants by language group. Those who successfully complete the training will receive a certificate of recognition from the Canadian Red Cross and the University of Ottawa. The Course features leading Canadian and international scholars and experts from the Department of National Defense and Justice Canada.
This programme contains 2 professionalism hours and is also eligible for up to 28 hours and 45 minutes of Substantive Content with the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Barreau du Québec.