INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW by 1ONhhsl

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									                           INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
                                    SUMMER STUDY
                                                     18-28 July 20101
                                                          Vilnius

      18 July                                                              SUNDAY


       11.30       Gile Hotel     All students meet at the Gile Hotel Conference Room
                                  T. Ševčenkos str. 16


    13.30-14.30     Genocide      Genocide Victims Museum (Walk from Gile; guided tour in English)
                    Victims       Aukų str. 2a
                    Museum


    16.15-17.15      Neringa      Reception for All Students, Neringa Restaurant
                    Restuarant    Gedimino Ave. 23




      19 July        DAY 1                                                 MONDAY


    10.00-10.30       MRU         Opening Session: Welcome, Introductions, Group Photograph
                                  Location: Mykolas Romeris University, Ateities st. 20, Room I-414

    10.30-10.45       MRU         Coffee Reception

    11.30-11.45       MRU         Program Overview
                                  Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                                  Elon University, United States


    11.45-12.30       MRU         Overview of the Moot Court Format and Problem
                                  Antonina Masliko, Lecturer, European Humanities University
                                  Regina Valutytė, Lecturer, Mykolas Romeris University

    12.30-13.30       MRU         Lunch on site

    13.30-14.00       MRU         Overview of the Moot Court Format and Problem, continued


    14:00-16:00       MRU         Foundations of Human Rights
                                  Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor and Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                                  Elon University, United States


    16.00-16.30       MRU         Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                                  Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                                  Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights

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  There are plans for an optional tour to Riga and Tallinn July 29 to August 1 at an additional cost. See notes at the end of this
schedule.
                        Home, United States; and other faculty as needed




  20 July       DAY 2                                           TUESDAY

  9.00-10.30    MRU     Globalization of Human Rights
(approximate)           Paresh Kathrani, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

10:30-10:45             Break

 10.45-12.00    MRU     Human Rights and Democracy: Why Defend Human Rights in a Democracy?
(approximate)           Morta Vidūnaitė, Lecturer, Institute for Political Science and International Relations,
                        Vilnius University

 12.00-13.30
                MRU     Lunch on site
(approximate)

13.30-15.00     MRU     The European Court of Human Rights
(with break)            Elvyra Baltutyte, Government Agent for the Republic of Lithuania at the European Court
                        of Human Rights

                        15 minute break between speakers

                MRU     Human Rights and the European Union under the Lisbon Treaty,
                        Marine Toullier, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Rouen, France


 15.00-15.30    MRU     Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                        Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                        Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                        Home, United States; and other faculty as needed




   21 July      DAY 3                                         WEDNESDAY
  (all times
approximate)

 9.00-10.15     MRU     Refugee Law (Part I)
                        Paresh Kathrani, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

 10.15-10.30    MRU     Break

 10.30-12.00    MRU     Refugee Law (Part II)
                        Paresh Kathrani, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

 12.00-13.00    MRU     Lunch

   13.00        MRU     Departure from the University to the Refugee Detention Center

 14.30-16.00            Off-Site Experiential Program: Foreigner’s Registration Center in Pabrade
                        Location: Vilniaus str. 10, Pabrade

   16.30                Return


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 17.00-17.30    MRU     Questions, announcements, and consolidation
(approximate)           Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                        Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                        Home, United States; and other faculty as needed




  22 July       DAY 4                                        THURSDAY

 9.00-10.30     HRMI    General Concepts of Discrimination
                        Ekaterina Kouznetsova, Associate Professor, European Humanities University
                        Location: Human Rights Monitoring Institute, Didžioji str. 5, 4th Floor Conference Room
10.30-10.45     HRMI    Coffee Break

10.45-11.30     HRMI    Ethnic Intolerance in the Public Discourse: the Case of Lithuanian Press
                        Monika Frėjutė-Rakauskienė, Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Ethnic Studies, Social
                        Research Institute

11.30-11.45     HRMI    Break

11.45-12.30     HRMI    European Gender Equality Policy
                        Barbara Limanowska, Senior Gender Mainstreaming Expert, European Union Institute for
                        Gender Equality

12.30-13.30     HRMI    Lunch on site

13.30-14.15     HRMI    Visual Strategies of Power
                        Margarita Jankauskaitė, Project Manager, Centre for Equality Advancement

14.15-14.30     HRMI    Break

14.30-15.30     HRMI    Documentary „Vilnius Ghetto 2009 “ Screening and Follow-up Discussion
                        Dovilė Šakalienė, Programme Director, Human Rights Monitoring Institute, and Audrius
                        Lelkaitis, Film Director

15.30-15.45     HRMI    Coffee break

15.45-16.30     HRMI    Litigation in Discrimination Cases
                        Jolanta Samuolytė, Legal Director, Human Rights Monitoring Institute


16.30-17.00     HRMI    Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                        Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                        Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                        Home, United States; and other faculty as needed




  23 July       DAY 5                                          FRIDAY

  9.00-9.45     HRMI    Right to Respect for Private Life
                        Gediminas Sagatys, Associate Professor, Mykolas Romeris University; Attorney at Law,
                        Raidla Lejins & Norcous Law Office

 9.45-10.00     HRMI    Coffee Break

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10.00-10.45   HRMI    Privacy and Data Protection
                      Augustas Gadeikis, Chief Specialist, State Data Protection Inspectorate

10.45-11.00   HRMI    Break

11.00-12.00   HRMI    Freedom of Expression and Incitement to Genocide
                      Gregory S. Gordon, Director, Center for Human Rights & Genocide Studies, University of
                      North Dakota; Associate Professor, School of Law, United States

12.00-13.00           Lunch

   14.30      HRMI    Departure for Paparčiai

16.30-19.30           Off-Site Experiential Program: St. Joseph’s Children’s House in Paparčiai


19.30-20.00           Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                      Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                      Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                      Home, United States; and other faculty as needed



  24 July     DAY 6                                         SATURDAY


9.00-10.00    HRMI    The Law of Armed Force
                      Gregory S. Gordon, Director, Center for Human Rights & Genocide Studies, University of
                      North Dakota; Associate Professor, School of Law, United States

10.00-10.15   HRMI    Break

10:15-11:15   HRMI    Enforcing Human Rights Through International Criminal Law
                      Gregory S. Gordon, Director, Center for Human Rights & Genocide Studies, University of
                      North Dakota; Associate Professor, School of Law, United States

11.15-11.30   HRMI    Coffee break

11.30-12.45   HRMI    Right to Life, Prohibition of Torture, Degrading and Inhuman Treatment and
                      Punishment
                      Regina Valutytė, Lecturer, Mykolas Romeris University

12:45-13.45   HRMI    Lunch

13.45-14.30   HRMI    Human Rights and Criminal Proceedings
                      Vadzim Samarin, Associate Professor, Belarusian State University, Belarus
14.30-14.45   HRMI    Break

14:45-15.00   HRMI    Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                      Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                      Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                      Home, United States; and other faculty as needed




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  25 July        DAY 7                                             SUNDAY


 9.00-10.00                 Departure to Trakai (from locations to be determined)

10.00-11.30                 Off-Site Experiential Program: Trakai Castle

11.30-13.00                 Lunch at a Karaim Restaurant in Trakai

13.00-14.00                 Departure to 9th Fort, Kaunas

14.00-16.00                 9th Fort, guided tour in English


16.00-16.15                 Questions, announcements, and consolidation
                            Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Director, Elon Center for Public Affairs,
                            Elon University, United States; Patricia Streeter, Attorney; Director, Bring Human Rights
                            Home, United States; and other faculty as needed

   16.15                    Departure to Vilnius



  26 July        DAY 8                                             MONDAY


 9.00-10.00       EHU       Discussion of the moot court problem and selection of teams
                            Antonina Masliko, Lecturer, European Humanities University
                            Regina Valutytė, Lecturer, Mykolas Romeris University
                            Vitalius Tumonis, Senior lecturer in Public International Law, Mykolas Romeris
                            University
                              Location: European Humanities University, Academic Building, Valakupių St. 5

10.00-10.15                 Break

10.15-11.15       EHU       The Art of Advocacy (Part I)
                            Vitalius Tumonis, Senior lecturer in Public International Law, Mykolas Romeris
                            University

11.15-11.30                 Break

 11.30-12.30                The Art of Advocacy (Part II)
(approximate)               Vitalius Tumonis, Senior lecturer in Public International Law, Mykolas Romeris
                            University

12.30-13.30                 Lunch on site
 Afternoon        EHU       Teams work on arguments



  27 July        DAY 9                                            TUESDAY


  9.00-9.30     Court TBD   Assembly of spectators and participants in the Moot Court Room


 9.30-17.00     Court TBD   Final arguments (in a local court house to be determined)
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 (approximate)



    28 July        DAY 10                                           WEDNESDAY


  9.00-10.00        EHU        Program Evaluation , Dr. Betty Morgan, Ph.D., Elon Center for Public Affairs, Elon
                               University, North Carolina, United States

  10.00-10.15                  Break

  10.15-11.15       EHU        Moot Court Evaluation

  11.15-11.30                  Break

  11.30-12.00       EHU        Closing Ceremony
 (approximate)


     15.00       US Embassy    Possible visit to U.S. Embassy for U.S. Citizens




OPTIONAL TRAVEL. At the conclusion of the formal program, students have the option of a group tour to the
other two Baltic capitals, Riga and Tallinn. The plan is to leave on July 29, the day after the Closing Ceremony, and
return to Vilnius on August 1. There will be an additional charge for this tour, depending on the number of
participants.

Tentative Schedule for Optional Travel – July 29 to August 1:
July 29 Depart Vilnius, spend the night of the 29th in Riga (Hotel Konventa Seta)
July 30 Travel to Tallinn, spend the nights of July 30 & 31 in the historical St. Olaf Hotel in Tallinn
August 1 Return to Vilnius (mid to late afternoon)

                                        Addresses and Contact Information

Primary Lecture Sites

MRU – Mykolas Romeris University
Ateities st. 20
LT-08303 Vilnius
Tel. (+370 5) 271 4625
http://www.mruni.eu/en

HRMI – Human Rights Monitoring Institute
Didžioji g. 5 – 4th Floor Conference Room
LT-01128 Vilnius
Tel.: (+370 5) 231 4675
http://www.hrmi.lt/en

EHU – European Humanities University
Academic building:
Valakupių St. 5
LT-10101 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel.: +370 5 274 0622
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http://en.ehu.lt

Hotels

U.S. Students and faculty will be at both the Barbacan and the Gile Hotels.
Students from France, Belarus, and Georgia will be at the Gile Hotel or the MRU student dormitory.

Barbacan Apartments (formerly Barbacan Palace Hotel)
www.barbacan.lt/?lang=EN
Bokšto str. 19/Šv. Kazimiero Str. 12, LT-01126 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: (+370 5) 2660 840

Gile Hotel
www.gilehotel.lt/hotel/en
16 T. Ševčenkos str.
Vilnius 03111, Lithuania
Tel: (+370 5) 203 2070




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