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Short Course on Refugee and Human Rights Law

1-6 July 2002

This short course is offered by the The Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program at the American University.

Topics covered include:

* application of refugee and human rights law in determining refugee status
* inclusion, exclusion, and cessation clauses
* interviewing methods
* credibility assessment
* the psychological dimensions of the refugee experience.

A quiz in Arabic or English will be held on the final day.

The course is directed by Sharryn Aiken, Legal Specialist of Osgoode School of Law and Refugee Studies Centre York University, Toronto.

Level: (under)graduate, professional

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Participants: Anyone interested in refugee issues.

Tuition, fee, lodging: Course fee is $ 50.00 (or equivalent in L.E.); $ 10.00 for course material (or equivalent in LE). Places are limited. Send letter of application with curriculum vitae to the organisers.

Contact Information:
The Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program
The American University in Cairo
P.O. Box 2511
Cairo 11511
Tel: 797-6626
Fax: 795-7565

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