BHRC and ARTICLE 19 are holding a series of trainings for lawyers and trainee solicitors in Turkey in international human rights law and mechanisms to reinforce protections for refugee and migrant populations.
The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (“BHRC”) and ARTICLE 19 are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a second round of four free remote training sessions in the effective use and practice of international human rights law and mechanisms to reinforce protections for refugee and migrant populations in Turkey.
By the end of this free course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and apply relevant international human rights law in relation to the protection of refugee and migrant rights
- Integrate international human rights law references into legal practice
- Submit cases to UN and CoE mechanisms including the UN Special Procedures, UN Human Rights Committee and Council of Europe
These will be the same sessions we ran in December 2021.
BHRC and ARTICLE 19 invite applications from lawyers and trainee solicitors practising in Turkey who work with refugee and migrant populations to attend the following sessions:
- Refugee rights under international law – 21 March (between 19.30 – 21.30 Turkey time)
- Rights under the European Convention on Human Rights – 22 March (between 20.00 – 21.30 Turkey time)
- Accessing rights under the ECHR: Council of Europe mechanisms and submissions to the European Court on Human Rights and the Council of Ministers – 28 March (between 19.30 – 21.30 Turkey time)
- Accessing UN mechanisms, including special procedures and treaty mechanisms. – 29 March (between 19.30 – 21.30 Turkey time)
All sessions will be held online.
Participants will be expected to join all four sessions. The training will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation to Turkish.
Please apply via this form application by midnight on Wednesday 16 March 2022. Successful candidates will be informed by Thursday 17 March 2022.
Please note that spaces will be limited.
If you have any queries please contact BHRC (in English or Turkish) at: [email protected]