Course on EU Law and Human Rights




16 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020


08:00 - 18:00

Course on EU Law and Human Rights

The CEELI Institute Prague is currently accepting applications from legal practitioners interested in expanding their knowledge and capabilities on the use of EU law to protect human rights throughout Europe. Participants in the course will obtain an in-depth understanding of EU law and Human Rights, learning about topics including:

• Human rights and civil society protections under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and various national laws
• Procedures for using and triggering Article 7 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU), which provides for Suspension of Certain Rights of Member States for human rights violations
• How to use EU laws to respond to restrictive national legislation that interferes with the independent operation of the judiciary
• The admissibility of claims before EU Courts
• EU and ECHR case law limiting restrictions of fundamental rights
• How to access relevant EU documents

Further information and registration

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