• Start date:
  • 3 July 2023
  • Duration:
  • 5 days
  • Legal area:
  • Jeugdrecht
  • Course:
  • Congress

Registration
In order to start the registration of the Summer School, we kindly ask you to submit your CV and Cover letter (to: n.r.s.dole@law.leidenuniv.nl). Once we have checked and approved your CV and Cover letter via email you can proceed with your application and make the final payment.

About the conference 
The Frontiers of Children's Rights Summer School will take a close look at contemporary children’s rights issues from a legal perspective, accompanied by reflections from other academic disciplines, legal systems, local perceptions and realities.

Conference Speakers
The programme is being developed by Prof. Ton Liefaard, UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights and Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School (Leiden University) and Prof. Ann Skelton, Programme Director of the Master of Laws Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights (Leiden University), and Member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. The agenda of the programme will be uploaded soon.
 

Target audience
This summer school is aimed at professionals, academics and law students (who have completed at least three years of their degree) with a background in law. Applicants with a background in other relevant disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.

We welcome participants from all over the world to our international classroom.

Level
Advanced Law | Professionals

Remote attendance      

Unfortunately, remote attendance is not available for this conference.

Do you have any questions?
We will gladly answer them.

Registration
In order to start the registration of the Summer School, we kindly ask you to submit your CV and Cover letter (to: n.r.s.dole@law.leidenuniv.nl). Once we have checked and approved your CV and Cover letter via email you can proceed with your application and make the final payment.

E-mail: pao@law.leidenuniv.nl / n.r.s.dole@law.leidenuniv.nl
Phone: +3171 527 8666
All contact details

Program will be announced soon

Day 1    

International Children's Rights:  Protecting Children’s Rights and Interests Across Generations  

  Day led by: Prof. Dr. Ton Liefaard, Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School & the UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights at Leiden University

 

Day 2    

Child Protection in Challenging Times 

  TBC                                                                                                                                                                              

 

Day 3            Making Children’s Rights Real: Access to Justice
  Day led by Prof. Dr. Ton Liefaard, Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School & the UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights at Leiden University.  and Prof. Dr. Ann Skelton, Prof of Children's Rights Leiden Law School, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

 

Day 4     The rights of children crossing borders & modern-day challenges
  Day led by : Prof. Dr. Peter Rodrigues, Professor of Immigration Law and Dr. Mark Klaassen, Assistant Professor of Immigration Law, Leiden

 

Day 5    United Nations Summit of the Future: towards a sustainable child rights agenda
09:00

Day led by Prof. Dr. Ton Liefaard, Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School & the UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights at Leiden University.

prof. mr. dr. T. Liefaard Juridisch PAO Leiden
Chairman
prof. mr. dr. T. Liefaard
...
prof. Ann Skelton Juridisch PAO Leiden
Chairman
prof. dr. A. Skelton
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Oude Sterrewacht

Sterrenwachtlaan 11, 2311 GW LEIDEN


€ 800,- (excl. VAT) Early Bird Offer till 01 May 2023
including lunches

€ 950,- (excl. VAT) for applicants after 01 May 2023 till 01 June 2023

Including lunches