Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: 2011 Essay Competition

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law sponsors an annual essay competition “to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law.”

This year’s topic is:  The Rights of Children and International Human Rights Law. Competition participants may focus their writing on any subject related to this topic.

There will be two awards granted, one for the best article submitted in English and one for the best article submitted in Spanish.  Award recipients will receive:

  • a scholarship to the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law
  • travel expenses to Washington, D.C.
  • housing provided in university dorms
  • a per diem for living expenses.

Further, the best articles may be published in the American University International Law ReviewVisit the Academy’s website for eligibility and requirements.

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