[Apply Now] The United Nations Regional Courses in International Law for Africans

Applications are now open for the United Nations Regional Courses in International Law for Africans. The Regional Courses are intended to enable qualified professionals, in particular government officials and teachers of international law from developing countries and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law, and of the legal work of the United Nations.

About the Programme

The United Nations Regional Courses in International Law are conducted under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law. The United Nations Programme of Assistance was established by General Assembly resolution 2099 (XX) of 20 December 1965 to
contribute towards a better knowledge of international law as a mean of strengthening international peace and security and promoting friendly relations and cooperation among States.

The Regional Courses provide high-quality training by prominent international law scholars and practitioners from different regions and legal systems on a broad range of core topics of international law, as well as specific topics of particular interest to the countries in a given region. In addition, the interactive nature of the sessions allows the participants to share experiences and exchange ideas, which promotes greater understanding and cooperation on legal matters in the region.

Scholarship provider: The United Nations
Category: Certification
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: 7 November 2022

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Regional Courses,

  • Candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. Candidates must also be fluent in the language in which the Course is offered (English in 2023).
  • The selected candidates are required to certify that they are able to attend the Regional Course in its entirety. The Regional Course accommodates up to 30 participants.
  • This Regional Course is open to candidates from the States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of African States.

Programme Benefits

For those participants receiving a fellowship, the fellowship will cover:

  • Travel in economy class
  • Accommodation,
  • Medical insurance
  • Training materials.
  • Modest stipend to cover other living expenses in accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships.

Application Process

Interested applicants are to check the official website for the proper Application procedures. Visit the official announcement page for more details. To start your application, Click the apply now button below.


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