Explore how human rights and international criminal law connect and relate to each other. Learn about the competencies and mandates of human rights courts and international criminal courts.
In this course offered by University of Padova you will learn about the interplay between human rights and international criminal law. You will assess the effectiveness of human rights and international criminal courts in protecting vulnerable groups during armed conflict and violence, and explore to what extend international criminal law has met the expectations of victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
You will also reflect on what governments, individuals and civil society organizations have done to prioritize human rights in their work and end impunity. Together with your peers you will map and investigate tools dedicated to fight gender-based violence and you will explore the tools are available to women and children to claim their rights in situations of organized violence.
This self-paced course takes roughly 4 weeks to complete with an average dedication of six hour per week and is taught entirely in English.
The course is tailored towards master’s level students in human rights, international law and international relations but activists, NGO workers and professionals, who work in related areas will find it particularly useful.
You can join the course for free and access the contents for six weeks at no cost. You can choose to opt-in for a verified certificate for an extra fee and get unlimited access to the course. Financial aid is available for those who qualify through the course provider.
At time of writing more than 13,000 participants have already enrolled in the course. You can register yourself anytime by following the link below.