2018 Fully Funded Fellowships for United Nations Regional Courses in International Law, Ethiopia

2018 Fully Funded Fellowships for United Nations Regional Courses in International Law, Ethiopia

United Nations Office of Legal Affairs organizes the United Nations Regional Courses in International Law for Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean. This is a fully funded scholarship. The organization of these courses is subject to available funding.

The Regional Courses provide high-quality training by leading scholars and practitioners on a broad range of core subjects of international law, as well as specific subjects of particular interest to the countries in a given region.

Addis Ababa University is a state university in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. The university was originally called the University College of Addis Ababa in 1950 and was later renamed Haile Selassie I University in 1962 after the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I. The institution received its current name in 1975.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue United Nations regional course.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in International Law for Africa. The Regional Courses may include seminars on the following topics:

  • Introduction to international law
  • Treaty law
  • State responsibility
  • International peace and security
  • Peaceful settlement of international disputes
  • Diplomatic and consular law
  • International organizations
  • United Nations institutions and law making
  • The Work of the International Law Commission
  • African Union law and institutions
  • Organization of American States law and institutions
  • International human rights law
  • Movements of persons
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal law
  • International environmental law
  • International watercourses
  • Law of the sea
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • Legal research
  • Legal drafting

Scholarship Award: The fellowships cover the fellowship recipient’s travel in economy class, accommodation, meals, medical insurance, participation in the Regional Course and the training materials. In accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships, participants will also receive a stipend to cover other living expenses.

Qualified candidates may also apply for self-funded positions. Self-funded participants bear all costs associated with their participation (travel, accommodation and living expenses). Training materials and lunches during the weekdays are provided to all participants.

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