The “Thessaloniki Summer Courses on International Law and Human Rights” are hosted by the Foundation in the historical city of Thessaloniki, consisting of lectures, workshops and seminars conducted by prestigious academics and practitioners from all over the world, aim to bridge theory with practice and to nourish interactive dialogue. They engage every summer in the in-depth examination of a specific international law and/or human rights topic that is highly significant and current.
- The First Thessaloniki Summer Course hosted by the Foundation in the city of Thessaloniki from 1 to 10 July 2015 examined the ever-increasing importance of energy law and was titled “International Aspects and Issues of Energy Law”.
- The Second Thessaloniki Summer Course be hosted by the Foundation in the city of Thessaloniki from 27 June to 8 July 2016 dealt with the ever-increasing importance of International Environmental Law and was titled “International Environmental Governance: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects”.
- The Third Thessaloniki Summer Course hosted by the Foundation in the city of Thessaloniki from June 28 to July 8, 2017 dealt with International Humanitarian Law and was titled: “International Humanitarian Law: Current Developments and Challenges”.
The Kalliopi Koufa Foundation for the Promotion of International Law and the Protection of Human Rights is pleased to announce the 4th Session of the Thessaloniki Summer Courses to take place from June 27 to July 7, 2018. The title of this year’s session is “Human Rights Protection and Regional Integration: Can the European Union be an Example?” The program will be published soon so stay tuned!
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