June 14-25, 2021, NEW YORK
Summer human rights institute in new york city
June 14-25, 2021
Gain a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of human rights law.
SHRI 2021 Application Period Opens December 1, 2020
Welcome to SHRI

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the health and safety of our community, the 2020 Summer Human Rights Institute at Fordham Law School has been cancelled. Information about the 2021 Summer Human Rights Institute can be found on our website. Please email shri@law.fordham.edu with any questions.

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Human Rights Institute (SHRI), a two-week certificate program that will provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of international human rights law, June 14-25, 2021. Designed for students and professionals from around the world, this immersive program enables individuals with limited time to gain an in-depth understanding of international human rights law and practice. Participants will take part in daily lectures and workshops with Fordham Law professors, supplemented by fieldwork and discussions with members of New York’s prominent human rights community. The program may also include field trips to the United Nations Headquarters and other local institutions.


Participants will earn Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, New York, NY.
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