Summer Program


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Global School Health Rights Litigation COURSE June 13-17, 2016

This one-week intensive course offers participants an opportunity to develop specialist-level knowledge in litigating health-related rights at the national, regional, and international levels.

During the course, globally renowned experts will lecture on a range of topics, including: sexual and reproductive health and rights; rights issues arising in health-care settings; palliative care; approaches to health-care rationing and factors to consider in assessing the equity impacts of judgments; access to medicines and intellectual property; judicial legitimacy in deciding issues with budgetary and policy implications; and judicial effectiveness and impact of judgments.

Program Details

Program Agenda
You can download the program agenda.

Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Program Fees: $1,000 per participant
Program fees for the Global School Health Rights Litigation course include costs associated with the course materials as well as daily lunch and welcome reception. Participants are responsible for all other expenses (i.e. housing, meals, transportation, travel, etc.).

International Participants: Visa Information
Please note that it is the participant's responsibility to apply for a visa if necessary.

Travel & Housing
Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel and housing.
A short list of area hotels can be found below. Please contact them directly for rates and availability.

Other area hotels include:

Georgetown Law is located by Capitol Hill and is accessible on the Red Line by the Union Station Metro stop. See for more

Certificate of Attendance
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the O'Neill Institute and Harvard FXB upon completion of the Summer Program.

Cancellation Policy
Please note that registration cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing to by Monday, May 16, 2016. All refund requests will be charged a $100 administrative handling fee and will be processed after the conference. There will be no refunds after June 2, 2016.

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For more information about health and human rights, visit the Global Health and Human Rights Database.