|Course code: 174005||Subject title: INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Optative||Year: 4||Period: 2º S|
|CHICHARRO LAZARO, ALICIA (Resp)|
Public law and administration. Public law.
This course aims to provide a comprehensive and analytical account of the application of human rights standards in international law, and the operation of the existing international machinery for the protection of human rights. Likewise comparisons are also drawn with regional attempts to promote and protect human rights, with the European system, the Inter-American system, the African system and Arab League system receiving special attention as regards their treaties, their institutions, procedure, and case-law. The course is designed to be both theoretical and practical.
Working in an international context (C.G.11)
Knowledge of a foreign language (C.G.4)
Recognition of diversity and multiculturalism (C.G.13)
Adaptability to new situations (C.G.17)
Ability to properly interpret legal rules (C.E.C.4)
Ability to read and understand specific instruments about legal problems of public law (C.E.c.2)
Ability to perform analysis and diagnostics, lend support and take decisions in different areas of law (C.E.c.8)
Acquisition of a critical awareness of the legal system and development of legal dialectic (C.E.c.7)
Understand and resolve legal problems (in English) (R41)
Ability to read documents in English (R48)
Know the contents, limits, and protection mechanisms of human rights (R120)
Analyze issues of human rights protection and peace-keeping (R56)
Analyze information on violations of human rights from a legal point of view (R35)
A-1 Reading of written materials
A-2 Practical activity
A-3 Preparation of projects
A-4 Discussion forum and group tutorials
A-5 Individual tutorials
A-6 Autonomous study
A-7 Evaluation tests
|Understand and resolve legal problems (in English) (R41)||Reading of written materials and practical activity (A-1, A-2)|
|Ability to read documents in English (R48)||Reading of written materials and preparation of projects (A-1, A-3)|
|Know the contents, limits, and protection mechanisms of human rights (R120)||Autonomous study and evaluation tests (A-6, A-7)|
|Analyze information on violations of human rights from a legal point of view (R35)||Discussion forum and group tutorial and individual tutorials (A-4, A-5)|
|Learning outcomes||Assessment tools||Grade (%)||Recoverable|
|R35, R41, R48, RR120||Practical assessments||30 %||No|
|R41, R48, R 56, R120||Weekly practicals||10 %||No|
|R35, R56, R120||Final exam||60 %||Yes|
Minimum mark required for passing the final exam: 2.5 points of 6 total points.
The realization of the final exam of the subject will be face-to-face. Those students who do not take the final exam in person will not be qualified.
History of human rights. Human rights law. Sources of international human rights law. United Nations human rights protection. Regional human rights protection systems
LESSON 1: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 2: HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
LESSON 3: UNITED NATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: INTERNATIONAL BILL OF RIGHTS
LESSON 4: UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ORGANISMS ON THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 5: UNITED NATIONS HUMAN PROTECTION OF RIGHTS: MAIN SECTORIAL CONVENTIONS
LESSON 6: OTHER UN INSTRUMENTS RELATING THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 7: COUNCIL OF EUROPE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 8: EUROPEAN UNION PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 9: ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 10: AFRICAN UNION PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
LESSON 11: HUMAN RIGHTS WORLWIDE
LESSON 12: INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW
LESSON 13: INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
LESSON 14: INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM
LESSON 15: BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Geneva Institute of Human Rights (2013): Guide on the international mechanisms in the field of human rights protection, Geneva: GIHR.
Philip Alston / Ryan Goodman (2012): International Human Rights, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ilias Bantekas / Lutz Oette (2016), International Human Rights Law and Practice, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.