This course offers a unique opportunity to learn from leading academics and experts in the field of children’s rights and international law. The course also offers plenty of opportunities to network with fellow students and practitioners from all over the world.
They are happy to announce that the 9th edition of the Frontiers of Children's Rights Summer School will take place on the campus of Leiden Law School in Leiden from 27 June to 1 July 2022. Should you be interested in joining us online, please contact us for more information. We have some spots available to accommodate this.
The Frontiers of Children's Rights Summer School will take a close look at contemporary children’s rights issues from a legal perspective, accompanied by reflections from other academic disciplines, legal systems, local perceptions and realities.
Programme and confirmed speakers
The programme is being developed by Prof. Ton Liefaard, UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights and Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School (Leiden University) and Prof. Sloth-Nielsen, Prof. of Law at University of Huddersfield. You can find the draft of the programme here.
This summer school is aimed at law students (who have completed at least three years of their degree), graduates and professionals with a background in law. Applicants with a background in other relevant disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.
Frontiers of Children’s Rights provides a comprehensive children’s rights course, which takes a close look at contemporary children’s rights issues from a legal perspective accompanied by reflections from other academic disciplines, legal systems, local perceptions and realities. Themes include: children's rights and digital technologies, the impact of COVID-19 on children in conflict with the law, the challenges impacting children crossing borders and children's access to justice.
To ensure active participation and exchange with teaching staff and fellow participants, a maximum of 40 participants will be admitted to this course.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.