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Name African Human Rights System in Comparative Perspectives
Type Distance education
Organising institution
University of Pretoria. Centre for Human Rights, South Africa
Frequency Various
Level professional
Start date 15/04/2024
End date 19/04/2024
Objectives The course focuses on regional human rights norms and its application in Africa.

Area of expertise minorities
Target group Academics
Government officials
Content The course covers issues such as:

A general introduction to human rights law and the role players in the development and enforcement of human rights norms in Africa
The United Nations system
Human rights treaties and their status in Africa
European human rights systems
Inter-American human rights systems
The African Union and human rights
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights as well as the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
Language English
City Pretoria
Materials links
Application procedure Important Notice:
A high proficiency in English is required to attend this course. All lectures and materials are in English. Prior to applying for this course, please read through the information on the practical information and the payment details pages.

Documents to be submitted:

Curriculum Vitae (short CV in PDF or Word document, maximum 3 pages, maximum 10 MB in file size)
One Letter of Recommendation (PDF or Word document, maximum of 10 MB in file size)
Academic Records (students only) (combined in one PDF or Word document, maximum 10 MB in file size)
Scholarship Participants wishing to attend physically are required to write a short motivation for attending the course in person. A limited number of scholarships are available. These scholarships are awarded on a very competitive basis.
Tuition/Accommodation The course will be offered in a hybrid format.
Participation in the course online is FREE of charge.
In person attendance is R 3000 (ZAR)
Homepage www.chr.up.ac.za/courses/ahrc/ahrc-african-human-rights-system

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