Frontiers of Children’s Rights
The 8th edition of the Frontiers of Children's Rights Summer School will take place from 28 June to 2 July 2021. It 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. Due to COVID-19 it is not clear yet whether the event takes place online, offline or in a hybrid form.
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. Julia Sloth-Nielsen, Professor of Children’s Rights in the Developing World at Leiden University.
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: juvenile justice, alternative care, protection and participation of children in (armed) conflict, emerging global issues and children's rights and digital technologies.
To ensure active participation and exchange with teaching staff and fellow participants, a maximum of 40 participants will be admitted to this course.
Why this Summer School?
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.
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