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Human Rights Essay Award 2019

Deadline: February 1

The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay must be a legal article. The Academy will grant two Awards, one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish.

For the current year, the topic of the essay contest is The Protection of Migrants under International Human Rights Law.

Articles submitted for review must be a maximum of 35 pages in length with footnotes included and be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font with double spacing.

Writers must hold a law degree and have work experience or an established interest in human rights law.

A CV must be submitted with the essay.

The winner of the essay contest will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of tuition, travel and living expenses and housing to receive a diploma or certificate from the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

Find out more on the official website.

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Human Rights Careers (HRC) aims to help human rights students, recent graduates and young professionals to pursue a career in the highly competitive field of human rights.