Participants should be lawyers or other professionals working in asylum. CLE Credits pending.
Join us in Central America to examine country conditions, engage with the reality on the ground and improve your ability to support Central American clients. Analyze U.S. asylum system from an international human rights law framework, and through this analysis, develop strategies to address the difficulties asylum-seekers face in the long-term.
The first offering of this seminar in 2019 will take place in EL SALVADOR, and the second offering will take place in GUATEMALA and focus more specifically on the experience of child migrants.
2019 Dates: February 3-10, October 10-17
Participation in the seminar is also an opportunity to contribute directly to the work of civil society organizations in El Salvador engaged in victim protection and advocacy. Through workshops and forums, participants will assist in identifying information gaps and contribute to national and regional advocacy campaigns in favor of protecting the rights of forcibly displaced persons. The seminar will also strengthen international ties as members of an ongoing learning community to share, analyze, and contribute new information amongst one another and with Cristosal upon returning home.
- Human Rights
- CLE Credits
- Asylum, Refugees, Migration
- Intercultural Learning