Human Rights – Law and Practice: An introductory course for judges in Africa


Aims and Objectives

The aims and objectives of the course are:


  1. to develop a broad knowledge of Human Rights Law at an international, regional and national level.
  2. to equip judges to apply Human Rights norms and principles in their daily work thereby
  3. strengthening and promoting the Rule of Law.



By the end of the course participants will have a broad knowledge of Human Rights law and should be able to:


  1. Identify and apply relevant international, regional and national human rights law in their daily decision making.
  2. Apply human rights principles where specific provisions are lacking or unclear.


Length of course

5 days