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About the short courses

The RSC’s short courses, usually held over a weekend, give up to 50 people the opportunity to receive additional professional training and develop expertise in particular refugee-related areas. Recent courses have included: Health and Humanitarian Response in Complex Emergencies; Palestine Refugees and International Law; and Statelessness and International Law.

Forthcoming Courses

2-3 March 2018, Amman, Jordan

PALESTINE REFUGEES AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

This two-day short course places the Palestinian refugee case study within the broader context of the international human rights regime. It examines, within a human rights framework, the policies and practices of Middle Eastern states as they impinge upon Palestinian refugees. Through a mix of lectures, working group exercises and interactive sessions, participants engage actively and critically with the contemporary debates in international law and analyse the specific context of Palestinian refugees in the Middle East (Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the West Bank, Gaza and Israel).