Global Norms Against Terrorism at Work (Fully funded on-line course)

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and DiploFoundation is pleased to present two new online courses on the universal legal regime against terrorism: one for English-speaking participants, and one for French-speaking participants.

Both aim to strengthen national capacities by assisting criminal justice officials and other individuals involved in counter-terrorism issues.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Universal Legal Regime against Terrorism

  • The Roots of the Universal Legal Regime against Terrorism: International Criminal Law and the Institutional Context

  • Universal Instruments against Terrorism: Establishing and Prosecuting Offenses

  • Universal Instruments against Terrorism: Tools for Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance

  • Making Use of the Universal Legal Regime against Terrorism: Legal Implications and Challenge

    Practical Information:

    Fees:

    Both courses are offered free of charge as part of a capacity-building initiative on the part of UNODC.

    Timetable:

    The course for English-speaking participants will begin during the week starting 4 May.

    The course for French-speaking participants will begin during the week starting 18 May.

    Who Should Apply:

    Criminal justice officers, practicing diplomats, civil servants, and others who work in the legal areas of international cooperation in criminal matters, or are involved in legislative drafting of criminal law texts.

    Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries.

    Requirements:

    Applicants for both courses must:

  • Hold a university degree in Law, preferably with specialization in international/criminal law issues.

  • Have at least three years work experience as legal practitioner or governmental official. Involvement in international cooperation matters, especially in criminal matters, is an asset.

  • For the course addressed to English-speaking participants, sufficient ability in English to undertake postgraduate level studies; for the course addressed to French-speaking participants, sufficient ability in French to undertake postgraduate level studies.

  • Have unrestricted access to the Internet using Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers.

  • Be ready to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to studies for the duration of the course.

    How to apply:

    Candidates interested in the course for English-speaking participants should send their CV with a short motivation letter to: fariza.abu.bakar[at]unodc.org

    Candidates interested in the course for French-speaking participants should send their CV with a short motivation letter to: nejat.ncube[at]unodc.org

    Application deadline: 20 April

    For more information and application, visit: Global Norms Against Terrorism at Work - Fully funded on-line course

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