Curricular Unit:Code:
Applied International Law789DINA
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
1MasterHumanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development4 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English52
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
First, to understand the main materials of International Law, and be autonomous (self-learning) especially in the legal field on Human Rights;
Second, ability to elaborate analysis based on complex information of legal nature;
Third, capacity to communicate conclusions and knowledge to an academic and non-academic public.
Syllabus:
UNIT 1. BASICS IN INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW (IHL)
1. Development, sources and extension of IHL [sessions 1, 2 and 3]
2. Principles guiding the conduction of hostilities [sessions 4 and 5]
UNIT 2. SPECIFIC POINTS IN INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW
1. Protection of specific persons [sessions 7, 8 and 9]
2. Judicial instruments [sessions 10, 11 and 12]
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Demonstration of the capacity of interpretation of bibliographic materials on International Law assessed by the elaboration of a reading note;
Demonstration of the capacity to solve problems and present this solution by a written test (format United Nations Human Rights Council), orally presented.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Preparation of one theoretical Test (reading note)(1500 words)(40%) and of one practical teste (UNHRC Model), with solutions orally presented (40%). Attendance is worth 20%.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
Theoretical-practical methodology consisting into an analysis of documents (in order to develop the capacity of interpretation) and into the study of cases (in order to develop the capacity of rational debate).
Reading:
BADERIN, M. A. (2008). International Law and Islamic Law. Hampshire, Ashgate.
ESPERANÇA, B. (2015). Sustainable development concerning socioeconomic rights, e-Pública, vol. 2, no. 2 (July).
GALVÃO TELES, P., MARTINS, D. (2017). O Tribunal Penal Internacional : desafios atuais, Relações internacionais, Nº 54.
MANTOVANI DE LIMA, R., BERGAMASCHINE M.D. J. (2016). Responsabilização por violação de direitos humanos e humanitário: Análise dos painéis especiais para o Timor-Leste, Revista da Faculdade de Direito-RFD-UERJ, n. 30, dez.
RIBAS, A.C., CARVALHO, A.P., RAMINA, L. (2017). Processo de Paz na Colômbia: Uma Análise à Luz do Direito Internacional Humanitário, Revista da Faculdade de Direito UFPR, v. 62, n. 1, jan./abr.
STEINERTE E., WALLACE, R. (2008). International Law Nutcases. London, Sweet & Maxwell.
WALLACE R., HOLIDAY, A. (2006). International Law in a Nutshell. London, Sweet & Maxwell.