DEFENCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS

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Code
57163
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/14
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course analyzes the protection of human rights in the European Union, with particular reference to the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

The aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary tools to study human rights from a legal point of view, with specific reference to the European Union's protection system.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Teaching aims:

- knowledge of the system of protection of fundamental rights in the EU;

- knowledge of the scope, operation and content of the Charter of Fundamental Rights;

- knowledge of the relationship between the EU's system of protection and ECHR and national systems;

- ability to re-elaborate the principles and rules under consideration and to apply such knowledge to actual cases;

- ability to interpret and systematically construe the legal rules.

TEACHING METHODS

The course consist of 36 hours of lectures held by the Professor. It is also envisaged to activate seminars and a supplementary course in English, according to the modalities and the calendar that will be communicated via Aulaweb.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

International Law and Human Rights - The European Convention on Human Rights and the relationship between the ECHR and the EU - European Union and Fundamental Rights - The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - Guaranteed rights

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students: Celle, The protection of fundamental rights of the European Union, Aracne Editrice, 2016, Chapters V to X; additional readings and materials will be available on Aulaweb 
Non-Attending Students: Celle, Fundamental Rights of the European Union, Aracne Editrice, 2016, Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, XI, XII, plus a single chapters chosen by the student among the remaining Chapters VI to X.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours:   With mandatory prior email appointment (pierangelo.celle@unige.it) on Mondays from 1 p.m.  to 2 p.m. at Albergo dei Poveri.

Exam Board

PIERANGELO CELLE (President)

LAURA CARPANETO

MATTIA COSTA

MONICA PARODI

LORENZO SCHIANO DI PEPE

GIOVANNI SCIACCALUGA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course consist of 36 hours of lectures held by the Professor. It is also envisaged to activate seminars and a supplementary course in English, according to the modalities and the calendar that will be communicated via Aulaweb.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

oral

ASSESSMENT METHODS

For students attending the passing grade will be verified through discussions on the topics proposed during the lesson and the elaboration of a paper. The results can then be further verified during the oral examination.
Non attending students: The exam is oral and consists of a colloquium aimed at ascertaining students' knowledge of the topics of the program, their comprehension, the ability re-elaborate the topics discussed.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale