The 5th edition of the annual course is a collaboration between the CEU’s School of Public Policy, Open Society Justice Initiative, Namati, and the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at New York University School of Law. The aim of the course is to cultivate a global cadre of leaders who are committed to legal empowerment. Further, who share a common understanding of the field, including history, methodology, and evidence.
Moreover, a faculty of respected practitioners and academics lead course participants in an in-depth exploration of key themes, including the conceptual framework of legal empowerment, community organizing and social movements, and the role of grassroots legal advocates in realizing systemic change. Further, The participatory nature of the course also emphasizes peer-to-peer learning through small group work.
In addition, world leaders increasingly agree that access to justice and legal empowerment are crucial to ensuring equitable and inclusive development, a recognition that led to the integration of justice in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Likewise, Every year the legal empowerment field becomes more robust, with greater evidence of what works. The 2019 Leadership Course is a unique opportunity to take stock of their collective knowledge and also, build upon it to strengthen a global movement for justice.
The full cost of participation in the course is EUR 2,000;– (incl. VAT). This does not include travel and accommodation (lunch and coffee breaks during the course will be provided).
A limited number of scholarships covering travel, accommodation and the full cost of tuition will be available on a competitive basis. Note that scholarships will not be available for applicants from donor institutions.
|Type of Opportunity||Conferences|
|Event Date||01 December,2019 to 06 December,2019|
|Organizer||CEU’s School of Public Policy,Open Society Justice Initiative, Namati|