Acquisition of specialistic knowledge in the field of the international protection of human rights
Course contents summary
Introduction to international law and basic notions (subjects, sources, responsibility, settlement of disputes,adjustment of internal law to international law). The protection of human rights: the protection of women's rights; the protection of children's rights; the European Convention for the protection of human rights.
1. CONFORTI, Diritto internazionale, VIII ed., Editoriale Scientifica, Naples, 2010 (only the following parts: Introduction (pp. 3-31); Part One(p. 35-44; 53-91; 97-112; 132-149; 171-183); Part Two (pp. 192-213; 226-240); Part Three (pp. 307-334); Part Four (pp. 357-371); Part Five (pp. 427-450).
2. PINESCHI (ed.), La tutela internazionale dei diritti umani. Norme, garanzie e prassi, Giuffré, Milan, 2006, only the following parts: pp. 173-202; 232-313.
Lectures. Some aspects shall be analysed through the study of practical cases.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam. The exam is to be taken together with the exam concerning Modulo 1.