Fully Funded Short Course on Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS

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Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS Scholarships: The Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) of Makerere University, Uganda organizes the Eastern Africa Training School on Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS in Kampala, Uganda.

Funded by OSIEA, the two-week training school to build the capacity of African lawyers in the technical and judicial aspects of Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS and to introduce selected participants to the various medical, public health, political and social-cultural nuances that are at play in this growing area of jurisprudence.

The main objective of the program is to create a cadre of legal practitioners fully equipped with basic skills in Law, Human Rights and HIV / AIDS in order to promote greater policy attention, scholarship and activism.

Successful Participants will be given support for tuition fees, travel, accommodation, seminar materials and lunch/tea breaks during training.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

  • Recent law graduates (no more than five years working experience) with demonstrated interest in International Criminal Law.
  • Participants from this programme will be from; Central African Republic, DRC Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe with working experience and/or professional experience relevant to the theme of Law, Human Rights and HIV / AIDS.
  • A sound knowledge of English language is required.

    Persons living with HIV/AIDS, civil society activists and women are highly encouraged to apply.

    Application Process

    1. Interested applicants must obtain an Application Form by contacting ILI-ACLE via email: administration [at] ili.or.ug

    2. Applicants must submit a completed application form, as well as the additional supplemental documents.

    a. A cover letter

    b. A detailed CV outlining the applicants post-secondary education and professional accomplishment

    c. An essay (not more than 3 pages) demonstrating the following:

  • The applicant’s interest in ICL
  • The contribution of the programme to the applicant’s current responsibilities or future career path
  • The applicant’s option of the greatest contributions and shortcomings of ICL.

    Applications may be sent via email, post or fax to: The International Law Institute, African Centre for Legal Excellence, Plot 50, Windsor Crescent, Kololo, P.O BOX 23933, Kampala, Uganda. Tel: (+256) 414 347 523. Fax: (+256) 414 347 522. Email: administrator [at] ili.or.ug (Subject: ICL Programme)

    For more information and scholarship applications, see: Fully Funded Short Course on Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS

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