Topic outline

  • General description

    The course aims at providing students with the necessary knowledge and skills related to the concept of Human Rights at the International and National levels through: - Give an overview of public rights and freedoms. - The emergence and evolution of Human Rights concepts and their intellectual, philosophical and legal basis. - The emergence and development of International Human Rights Law and International Human Rights organization in the United Nations era. - Sources and characteristics of human rights. - Rights protected in International Human Rights Law. - The role of United Nations systems and the Human Rights Council in the protection of Human Rights. - International protection of human rights, and the definition of contractual and non-contractual mechanisms to protect them. - Regional protection of human rights and its systems. - Direction and supervision of the implementation of International Human Rights Law. - The relationship between International Human Rights law and National Laws.