CSW63 Application - 2019
This course will prepare a student delegation to the 63rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) in New York City, NY in March 2019. The CSW is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
During this Spring 2019 practicum course, students will gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they need to effectively engage in policy-making efforts or advocate before international treaty bodies, and will attend CSW sessions at the United Nations. Students will study the United Nations human rights treaty bodies and the international law system, work on a human rights project with an NGO and conduct an independent research project.
Students will be required to enroll in INTL-L 445 (undergraduates) or INTL-I 500 (graduates) during Spring 2019 Semester. The seminar will be held on Thursdays from 2:30 - 5:00 pm in Woodburn Hall, room 2007. Travel dates will be March 10-15, 2019.
Estimated Course Fee: tuition and academic fees for 3 credit hours, plus $1,000 (airfare and meals not included). Fee will be assessed to Bursar account once student has been accepted to the program and signs the Release of Liability.
Application Deadline: October 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm