Fecha: (5/22/2017 2:37:07 PM)
Bogotá, Colombia. The IIHR and the Superior War College, as part of an agreement of inter-institutional cooperation, will sponsor a diploma course on “Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Challenges in Colombia,” which will offer the participants conceptual tools to analyze integrally the social, legal and political conflicts in that country. The participants will review the status of the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights during the past 50 years of the armed conflict, including the current challenges.
They will also study the international norms of human rights and the challenges from three vantage points: rights, human security and right to development. Special emphasis will be placed on the application of international humanitarian law during the armed conflict.
The Course, which will take place September 12 to October 31, 2017, will be given to students of the Superior War College and other centers of higher education in Colombia, professionals from the public and private sector and from research centers that work in human rights prevention, promotion and protection and the application of international humanitarian law. The Course consists of 110 hours; the classes will be given by well-known specialists in areas such as the international protection of human rights, the application of international humanitarian law, the rights to truth, justice, reparations and the guarantee of non-repetition of serious violations of human rights and of international humanitarian law, the rights under the peace agreements and the national policy for their effective guarantee.