Summer school 2019 - Jean Monnet Chair in European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law (HEALTHY)

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Jean Monnet Summer School on Human Rights and Health
University of Salerno, 1-5 July 2019

Course description: After the successful performance of the editions 2017-2018 (attended by more than 50 participants from all over Europe), the University of Salerno will host the third edition of the Jean Monnet Summer Law School, with focus on Human Rights and Health, organised by the Jean Monnet Chair in European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law (www.jean-monnet-chair-healthy.eu), the ESIL Interest Group on International Health Law (www.inthealthlaw.com) and the "Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment" (www.odubsa.unisa.it), in collaboration with the European Law Students' Association - ELSA Salerno.

Opening conference on "Human Rights and Health: Tensions and Synergies" (1 July 2019)   

Chair:
  • prof. Stefania Negri, Jean Monnet Chair in European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law
Confirmed speakers:
  • prof. Gian Luca Burci, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • prof. Stéphanie Dagron, University of Geneva
  • prof. Thérèse Murphy, Queen's University Belfast
  • prof. Brigit Toebes, University of Groningen
  • prof. Allyn Taylor, University of Washington

The teaching programme will cover the following topics:

• Human rights in international and EU law
• The right to health in human rights treaties
• The role of the WHO and the EU
• Public health and human rights
• Health emergencies of international concern and human rights
• Infectious diseases and human rights
• Non-communicable diseases and human rights
• Human rights, bioethics, biolaw
• Human rights, health and solidarity
• Human rights and health of older persons.

Confirmed lecturers for the course:
  • prof. Richard Ashcroft, Queen Mary University of London
  • prof. Joaquin Cayon De Las Cuevas, University of Cantabria
  • prof. Stéphanie Dagron, University of Geneva
  • prof. Thérèse Murphy, Queen's University Belfast
  • prof. Stefania Negri, University of Salerno
  • prof. Brigit Toebes, University of Groningen
  • prof. Allyn Taylor, University of Washington
  • prof. Maria Isabel Torres Cazorla, University of Malaga

Aim of the course: This Summer School offers an intensive and specialistic course focusing on the current challenges facing the international community with regard to the tensions and synergies between human rights and health. Core human rights and health-related issues will be addressed through an in-depth analysis of existing international legal instruments, EU law and policies and the relevant case law, combining legal theory with practical application and case studies.

Course leader: prof. Stefania Negri, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair "European Health, Environmental and Food Safety Law" (HEALTHY) (www.jean-monnet-healthy.eu), Director of the "Observatory on Human Rights: Bioethics, Health, Environment" (www.odubsa.unisa.it)

Target audience: LLM students, graduates, PhD students, lawyers, health professionals.

For info: snegri@unisa.it

To submit your application, please fill in the registration form (click HERE)

This course is also present in Summer Schools in Europe (www.summerschoolsineurope.eu)


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