Call for applications 11th study session for persons involved in providing legal assistance to Roma and Traveller communities The Council of Europe and the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) will organise in Strasbourg the 11th study session for persons involved in providing legal assistance to Roma and Travellers, from 24 to 26 September 2007. These study sessions aim at providing participants with practical examples on how to use the Council of Europe Human Rights Conventions when lodging applications in favour of Roma and Travellers: The sessions involve : - Training and lectures on relevant Articles and on the procedure of the European Convention on Human Rights - Practical information on how to submit an application to the European Court of Human Rights A moot court exercise - Lectures and practical information on the Revised European Social Charter collective complaints procedure - Information about access to relevant Council of Europe documents and databases. The study sessions are animated by Council of Europe staff, including lawyers from the European Court of Human Rights, ERRC lawyers, and experienced external experts. Participants should be practising lawyers involved in defending Roma and Travellers in any of the Council of Europe member state. The working language will be English and the Council of Europe will cover travelling and subsistence costs. Applications (a letter of motivation) together with a CV, both in English, should reach the Council of Europe Secretariat before 20 July 2007. Contact person: Nelly Tasnadi Migrations and Roma Department Council of Europe, F - 67075 Strasbourg Cedex Fax: +33 3 88 41 27 31 ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======= Send mail intended for the list to < >. Archives of the list can be found at: < >. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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