It consists of all the workshop lectures, supplemented with practical guidelines on how to produce radio programmes capable of empowering the rural community to know and defend their rights.
This Page intends to provide information about available international IHL Competitions.
We are always happy add more relevant competitions to the list.
If you would like to inform us please contact: [email protected] competition is of a full week long, during which teams of three students from different academic institutions around the world participate in several rounds of simulations that not only test their knowledge of international humanitarian law but also their ability to apply it to real-life founded by the International Institute of Labour and Social Relations and organized by the Department of International Affairs of the IILSR.
Deadline: December 1st Notification: December 10th, Human Rights Day All essays will be considered for the YHRI website.
Unfortunately, due to the large volume of submissions only a selection of essays, or excerpts from those received, will be placed on our international website!The students’ performances during the competition are assessed by experts in the field of international criminal law, including academics, judges and other practitioners from the ICC, ICTY, ICTR, ECCC and SCSL.The Human Rights Essay Contest is an opportunity for participants to present their own opinions and thoughts on possible solutions to a human rights issue (related to their representing State) in essay form.On 2013 the competition is going to take place in Minsk, Belarus, on May 21-25.1.Preliminary round (application) - each team must submit a short essay (maximun 350 words) on a given topic.The writing competition, organized by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society, is a new competition for law students (J. The two winning authors will be invited to present their papers at an expert conferece at American University Washington College of Law in Washington DC, with travel and accomodation expenses covered and wll have their submissions published.The International Criminal Court, as the first permanent institution set up to try alleged perpetrators of the most horrific crimes against humanity, has drawn much interest amongst lawyers and non-lawyers alike.Given that many youth who are victims of human trafficking attend school, identifying the signs of human trafficking by school professionals and other concerned students and citizens may be essential in preventing instances of human trafficking.The purpose of this year’s essay is for you to familiarize yourself with the crime of human trafficking by researching the specifics of this crime and being able to articulate this information to others.This has not been the case in Cameroon especially with community radio practitioners who cannot gain complete access to training and empowerment of human rights related issues.The situation is made worse by an already information-poor rural community whose high rate of illiteracy prevents them from reading newspapers, which are sometimes unavailable or too expensive for the people to buy Yet, human rights awareness has in the last couple of years become a critical issue in rural communities in the North West and South West Cameroonian regions with media reports attesting to the fact that more and more people living in rural areas are trapped in court proceedings for human rights related crimes like domestic violence, gender-based violence, land theft, human trafficking, sexual harassment, arson, female genital mutilation, breast ironing etc.