International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators
Labour Standards

International labour standards for judges, lawyers and legal educators

11–22 Maio 2020
The course is available in English, Français

This academy is part of the International Labour Standards Academy. The academy is designed to provide knowledge to a wide audience, as well as strengthen understanding between groups of participants from different professions and global regions.

This academy equips law professionals with the knowledge they need to understand and enforce international labour laws at the national level. The ILS offer a matchless source of interpretation and inspiration for judges and lawyers in ILO Member States.

Are you ready to make change for good?

Key features
Campus life

Stay and study on the banks of the Po River

High-level resources

Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers

Online community

Participants join a network of law professionals upon academy completion

Pre-academy work

Each participant delivers a report on ILS in the case law of their home country

Who attends this course?
  • Judges from courts and tribunals that deal with labour litigation
  • University law teachers
  • Labour lawyers
  • Legal experts representing employers’ or workers’ organizations
What topics does this academy cover?

This academy introduces the ILS as a resource for domestic case law on labour issues.

  • Workers’ rights
  • Decent work
  • Tripartism
What will I learn?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning methods.

  • All about ILS procedures, from international drafting to national application
  • How to understand and utilize ILO supervisory bodies’ pronouncements
  • When and how domestic judges and lawyers can use international labour law to solve labour disputes
What will I be able to do?

Participants leave the classroom ready to apply their knowledge, right away.

  • Identify and make use of ILS in key areas, including freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, and non-discrimination in employment
  • Use the ILS and case law databases to make decisions
  • Interpret cases through a blend of ILS and domestic law
Why should I join?

The academy will be conducted in English and French, with simultaneous interpretation.

  • This two-week academy allows professionals to participate without abandoning their other commitments.
  • Participants learn through case studies, roleplay activities, and group discussions.
  • Academy materials include a collection of court decisions—all relying on ILS—from all over the world.

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