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Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge.

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Theme 2014

Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

7-16 July 2014

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Distinguished Opening Lecture:
Judge Paul Mahoney, ECtHR

General Course: Gráinne de Búrca
Philip Alston, Andreas Føllesdal,
Geir Ulfstein, Jeremy Waldron and Michael Zürn
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One and a half weeks of interdisciplinary lectures, seminars, workshops and discussion sessions.

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The application period for the Venice Academy of Human Rights 2014 has ended.
Applications for the next session will be accepted from beginning of 2015.

Admission Requirements

Eligible are academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and master students. Discover more

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Previous editions

Themes and faculties of previous years. Find out more

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Participants' voices

“Top event”, “fantastic experience”, “great opportunity”, “inspiring environment”. Read more

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