Certified UN Human Rights Defender- Administration of Justice Advocate
American Institute of Human Rights Certified Online Course to learn Human Restorative Measures
This course is designed to train Human Rights Professional in a General practice of Human Rights before UN Tribunals. This is a One-year course in international law analysis and Human Rights Clinical Practice. The first part of the course will be an in-depth analysis of Human Rights Conventions, Treaties, Declaration, Resolution and their hierarchal value. The course covers the rights of the customary, international law, precedential value if any and the status of Individuals and the obligations of the State.
The Survey of law will take into Consideration the Americas, European, and African Human Rights Courts and the international obligation and rights of the Asian nations.
This course will educate the UN Human Rights trainee on the protocols, procedures, and techniques of a UN Human Rights Defender and connect that Defender with U.S NGO’s and the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders.
Upon completion of this course the student will exhibit the following outcomes:
- Identify as a professional United Nations Human Rights Defender and conduct oneself accordingly
- Apply ethical principles to guide professional practice
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments
- Engage diversity and difference in practice
- Advance human rights and social and economic justice
- Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research
- Apply knowledge of human rights services
- Respond to contexts that shape practice
- Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
- United Nations Conventions, Treaties, Declarations and their applications.
- How to write U.N reports, file Communications
Exams and Certification:
Exams will be conducted on a regular basis. The learner must take all the exams and perform well. Their score will decide where they fail/pass on the grading scale. Learner Certification depends on these grades and the corresponding instructor feedback.
Grades may be as follows:
- "A" = this grade indicates that Defender Candidates have mastered the material as proven by their written work and performance on exams.
- "B" = this grade suggests that a student has shown a better than average understanding of the most important concepts, theories, and issues.
- "C" = this grade reflects that a student has met expectations and s/he has a similar understanding as most of his/her peers.
- "D" = this grade indicates that while the student has understood some material, there are important gaps in his/her understanding.
The learner enrolling for the course should be:
- a legal degree holder, or
- an advanced paralegal, or
- a degree holder with Activist experience, or
- a journalist, or
- a student of Advanced Political Science Studies.
- 8 Recorded Sessions
- 3 educational videos
- Assignments and documents for reference
- 4 online tests
- Lifetime access to class recordings
Legal Disclaimer: The materials available on this website are for educational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice or a certificate to practice law in any state.
|1||International Human Rights Law and the Role of the Legal professions : A General Introduction|
|2||The Major Universal Human Rights Instruments and the Mechanisms for their Implementation|
|3||International Legal Standards for the Protection of Persons deprived of their Liberty|
|4||The Use of Non-Custodial Measures in the Administration of Justice|
|5||The Rights of the Child in the Administration of Justice|
|6||Women’s Rights in the Administration of Justice|
|7||Some other Key Rights: Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, Opinion, Expression, Association and Assembly|
|8||The Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination in the Administration of Justice|
|9||The Role of Courts in protecting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights|
|10||Protection and Redress for Victims of Crime and Human Rights Violation|
|11||The Administration of Justice during states of Emergency|
Language of instruction: English