United Nations International Law Fellowship 2024 (Fully Funded)

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The United Nations International Law Fellowship is a summer program in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, that is completely supported. The program lasts for three weeks. Participants will attend international law-related lectures and seminars during this time. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs oversees the organization of the UN International Law Fellowship Program. The fellowship will be held in The Hague, Netherlands, from July 1 to August 2, 2024.

This scholarship is fully funded, with the UN paying for all associated costs. Travel expenses, lodging, health insurance, stipend, and fellowship application fee will all be paid for by the fellow. There will be twenty participants, all from poor and emerging economies. Below are further specifics regarding the UN International Law Fellowship 2024.

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About the United Nations International Law Fellowship

  • Host Country: Netherlands
  • Fellowship Location: The Hague Academy of International Law
  • Fellowship Dates: 1 July to 2 August 2024
  • Deadline: March 22, 2024

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Topics of the Fellowship

The topics that will be covered in the seminars and lectures organized by the Codification Division may include:

  • Introduction to International Law
  • Treaty law
  • International responsibility
  • International peace and security
  • Peaceful settlement of international disputes
  • Diplomatic and consular law
  • International human rights law
  • International humanitarian law
  • International criminal law
  • International environmental law
  • The law of the sea
  • International trade law
  • International investment law

Financial Benefits

  • Airfare Tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Fellowship Fee
  • Stipend to cover other living expenses

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  • You must have a background in law and experience working in international law.
  • You must be able to commit to attending the entire program.
  • The program will be conducted in English, so fluency in both spoken and written English is required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must be able to prove your language proficiency by other means, such as through a diploma of courses conducted in English, a language test certificate, and extensive work experience in English.

How do I apply for the United Nations International Law Fellowship?

The applications should be sent via email. The application process is given here. Kindly read it. The official link to the fellowship is given below.