The participants will 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. They will 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. Tools to effectively use human rights standards and mechanisms at the international and national levels will be exercised.
Target Audience: Professionals who work with children’s rights issues: lawyers, psychologists, sociologists, judges, law enforcement officers, social workers, teachers, government officials, staff from governmental and non governmental organisations, academics and journalists.
Duration: 2 Weeks
Institution: University of Geneva
Fees: 5'000 CHF