Human Rights Essay Award 2022: 7 days left before the deadline


The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law.
The topic of this year is “Climate Change and Human Rights: Impacts, Responsibilities, and Opportunities”. The Academy will grant two Awards: one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish.

The Award in each case will consist of:

  • A full scholarship to the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance options
  • Travel expenses to and from Washington D.C. 
  • Housing at the university dorms
  • Per diem for living expenses
  • The best articles may also be published in the American University International Law Review

This Award is open to all lawyers around the world regardless of their nationality. But only participants with a law degree Juris Doctor, (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) o equivalent by the submission due date are eligible to enter the competition.

Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2022. And the winners will be announced on April 1st, 2022. 

Read the Official Rules here and Good luck to all participants! 

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