The People’s Academy of International Law, sponsored by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and co-sponsored by the Center for Constitutional Rights, seeks to help progressive and anti-imperialist lawyers and human rights defenders globally to marshal the tools of international law to support people’s struggles. It will feature a free, online continuing legal education curriculum that provides intensive learning about different facets of international law as it relates to human rights, including both civil and political rights, and economic, social, and cultural rights.
Join the first course, The Charter of the United Nations: Its genesis, essential principles, and relevance today on Friday, November 3, from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET.
Faculty include Marjorie Cohn, Thomas Jefferson School of Law faculty; Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies fellow; Sujith Xavier, University of Windsor Associate Professor; and Jeanne Mirer, President of International Association of Democratic Lawyers.
The three-hour course will cover the UN Charter’s history, aims, and principles; sovereign equality and non-intervention in domestic affairs; prohibition of the Use of Force and exceptions; multilateralism; and modes of conflict settlement between States.
Course materials and education will be in English, French, Spanish, and potentially other languages.
Register on the People’s Academy website