Organization of American States (OAS): Registration is open for the XLVII Course on International Law (2022)


The Organization of American States (OAS) has issued a call for applications for the XLVII Course on International Law, which will take place from 1 to 12 August 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro –  in Spanish and English (no interpretation services will be offered).

As indicated in the convocation: “For over forty years, the Course on International Law has offered attorneys and internationalists from around the Americas the opportunity to promote analysis, exchange ideas and generate an open discussion on relevant topics of international law in general and of the Inter-American System in particular. This, in addition to, an opportunity to expand their professional networks, develop their abilities in an inclusive, diverse, and multicultural environment.  Students may interact in an academic setting with the most prestigious jurists from the Americas and Europe, counting among them judges of international courts, members of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, professors of public and private international law from the Americas and Europe, diplomats, as well as officials of various international organizations.”

The deadline for applications is 17 June 2022 (at 5:00 pm U.S. Eastern Standard Time). The selected students will be notified at the end of June. Space is limited. Enrollment in the course and study materials are free of charge but students will be responsible for paying their transportation, food expenses and lodging costs. For more information, click here.

The current draft program includes speakers such as the president of UNIDROIT Governing Council Maria Chiara Malaguti and Vicepresident of the Inter-American Juridical Committee José Moreno Rodríguez. A draft program is available here.