Training in Bulgaria on the rights of migrant children

Today, the ICJ and Legal Clinic for Refugees and Immigrants are holding a training for lawyers on the rights of migrant children and on accessing international human rights mechanisms in Sofia.

The training aims to support the strategic use of national and international mechanisms to foster migrant children’s access to justice.

The training will take place over the course of two days from 21-22 January 2017.

The training will focus on accessing the international mechanisms in order to protect and promote the rights of migrant children, the child’s right to be heard and the best interests of the child principle.

A practical session on communication with child clients for lawyers as well as practical case studies will be part of the training.

Trainers include experts from the ICJ, Child Law Clinic of the University College Cork and Foundation for Access to Rights.

The training is based on draft training materials prepared by the ICJ (to be published in the second half of 2017) and the ICJ Practitioners Guide no. 6: Migration and International Human Rights Law.

It is organized as part of the FAIR project co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union and OSIFE.

Download the agenda in English here: Bulgaria-FAIR training-Events-Agenda-2016-ENG


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