International human rights law

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course illustrates the origins, functioning, and limits of the international systems of protection of human rights, within the United Nations and the Council of Europe. The course will cover both substantive and procedural issues. A special attention will be given to human rights most relevant for the attainement of Sustainable Development Goals
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of the course students will be able to: - Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the international human rights framework, its origins, and limits - Demonstrate capacity to assess how specific human rights may be asserted, violated, and enforced - Critically evaluate the relationship between international human rights law and SDGs - Demonstrate understanding of the role of lawyers in human rights protection, also in relation with the SDGs - Demonstrate advanced skills in legal research, evaluation, oral and written communication, and advocacy.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours