Wednesday, 10 June 2009

FWC co-organises a two day training course on International Refugee Law

The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) in cooperation with KISA –Action for Equality, Support, Antiracism and Future Worlds Center offer under the aegis of the Pancyprian Bar Association a two days training course for lawyers and members of NGO staff working with refugees on International Refugee Law 4-5 July 2009 at the Goethe Institute from 9 am – 5 pm. The training is free of charge.


The course will provide a two day introduction to international refugee law for legal practitioners and NGO staff working with refugees. The course will focus on the definition of refugee and refugee rights contained in the Convention relating to the status of Refugees of 1951, the international standards governing the legal processes by which refugee status is determined and the role of international agencies such as UNHCR in the protection of refugees. No familiarity with refugee law is required.

Trainer: Martin David Jones, Director of Research and Training, Southern Refugee Legal Aid Network, Oxford (United Kingdom)

For more information contact Larry Fergeson at his email address here or at 22 873820

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