Announcements

Call for Applications

Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law

** The application deadline has been extended to Monday, October 23, 2017. **

The Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law is an unique educational opportunity in IHL that provides week-long training consisting of simulations and role plays, organized by a global committee of experts. The 2018 simulation will take place in Ohrid, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Currently enrolled NYU Law students are invited to apply for membership in the 2018 NYU Team.  Selected students will be notified within a few days of the deadline. Applicants should be ready to work on a team submission due Wednesday, November 8, and to travel to Ohrid from March 24-31, 2018 in the event they are selected.

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CHRGJ Summer Legal Internship Program

We are currently accepting applications for our full-time 10-week summer legal internship program, which will run from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018. Applications are due November 1, 2017.

This internship program is open to law students and recent law graduates from any university, including NYU School of Law. Applicants must be eligible to intern in the United States.

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International Law and Human Rights Fellowship Program

The International Law & Human Rights Fellowship Program offers currently enrolled NYU Law students the opportunity to complete a specialized training program in international law, undertake a summer internship at a leading institution or organization, and complete a substantial research paper growing out of that work experience.

Applications are due on Sunday, November 5 at 12:00 pm (noon).

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UN Expert Calls for Further Reforms Following Lift of Saudi Driving Ban

“The royal decree issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman allowing women to drive cars is an enormous step forward,” according to Philip Alston, NYU School of Law professor, CHRGJ Faculty Director and Co-chair, and UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, who visited the Kingdom earlier this year, “But it should now be complemented by a similar measure enabling women to work without requiring the approval of a male guardian.”

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