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PROGRAMME
Name Human Rights in Africa
Type Training programmes
Organising institution
University of Pretoria. Centre for Human Rights, South Africa
Frequency Various
Level professional
Start date 21/10/2016
End date 25/10/2016
Objectives The course focuses on regional human rights norms and its application in Africa.
Area of expertise human rights
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
Protection of refugees
Language English
Country South Africa
City Pretoria
Materials links
Application procedure Apply online : http://www.chr.up.ac.za/index.php/ahrc-apply-online.html
Scholarship A limited number of partial scholarships are available.
Tuition/Accommodation The course fee is ZAR 3 000.00 (US $ 450). This fee covers tuition, course materials, teas and lunch for the duration of the course. The fee excludes transport and accommodation costs.
Homepage www.up.ac.za/institutes-and-centres/

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