Law

CAS Children's Rights 2019

Information

Period

February 2019 - November 2020
12 ECTS credits
64 Teaching hours

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

Location

Genève, Sion

Registration

Registration deadline

1 December 2018
2 months ahead of the residential module you wish to apply for

Fees:

CHF 5'150.-

Objectives

  • Acquire specialised knowledge in children’s rights in their theoretical as well as in their practical dimensions through an international and an interdisciplinary approach to the study of children’s rights
  • Understand and critically discuss the role of international instruments on children’s rights in the implementation and monitoring of children’s rights, with a particular focus on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Develop the ability to contribute to the resolution of child rights related issues and problems
  • Exercise tools to effectively use human rights standards and mechanisms at the international and national levels

Audience

Professional who works with children’s rights issues: lawyer, psychologist, sociologist, judge, law enforcement officer, social worker, teacher, government official, staff from governmental and non governmental organisations, academic and journalist

Programme

2 week-long residential modules to be chosen among the following modules of the MAS:

  • Children’s Rights and childhood studies
  • International children’s rights law
  • Child protection strategies and policies
  • Children’s rights and criminal justice
  • Child labour and education
  • Children’s rights and migration
  • Children’s rights policy implementation and monitoring
  • Individual training programme/CCR thematic paper

Director(s)

Prof. Karl HANSON, Centre for Children's Rights Studies (CIDE), University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dr. Roberta RUGGIERO, University of Geneva

Partnership

International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), Sion

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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