PSC380.7 International Human Rights

Taught in Spanish at the Universidad de Chile and may not be offered every semester. The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with international regulatory systems that have a growing humanitarian, political and academic interest: the International Law of Human Rights and also the International Humanitarian Law, the Law of refugees and international legislation to combat terrorism. The goal is for students to understand the formation and development of international law of the Human Rights and other humanitarian systems as part of the evolution of political ethics; to know the main native components of such systems, their legal and meta-legal enforcement and protection, their main institutions and movements, as well as their relationship to other topics; to appreciate the moral dilemmas posed; and to detect opportunities in these fields to act both as citizens and as professionals.

Department: Political Science

Location: Santiago

Credits: 4