LL.M Program International Protection of Human Rights
International Protection of Human Rights
The following disciplines are studied within the framework of this master's program
PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
Topic 1. Introduction to the Philosophy of Law.
Topic 2. Legal Positivism.
Topic 3. Natural Law Theory.
Topic 4. Human Rights.
COMPARATIVE LAW RESEARCH
Topic 1. Nature of comparative jurisprudence.
Topic 2. Legal picture of the world (legal geography).
Topic 3. Objects of comparative jurisprudence.
Topic 4. Methodology of comparative jurisprudence.
Topic 5. Levels of comparative jurisprudence.
Topic 6. Comparative jurisprudence in the conditions of globalization.
Topic 7. Problems of comparative jurisprudence in the solution of problems of the European legal space.
Topic 8. Deleting of sides between the -German and Anglo-Saxon legal systems.
Topic 9. A role of comparative and legal in the course of unification of the right.
Topic 10. Scientific and practical importance of comparative jurisprudence.
HISTORY AND METHODOLOGY OF LEGAL SCIENCE
Topic 1. Law and Legal Science
Topic 2. Law as an object of research
Topic 3. History of Legal Science
Topic 4. Sources of law and sources of law cognition
Topic 5. Contemporary scientific approaches in legal science
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DEVELOPMENT
Section 1. SDGs and International Legal Regulation of Space Activities.
Section 2. Development in International Law.
Section 3. Migration and development: Some international legal aspects of interrelation.
Section 4. The International environmental law: some tendencies of development in the Anthropocene.
Section 5. Jurisdiction and Immunities in Contemporary International law.
Section 6. International legal regulation of the use of new energy sources (renewable / alternative energy).
Section 7. Protection of and law.
Section 8. Artificial Intelligence and International Law
Section 9. The evolution of human rights in World Health Organization policy and the future of human rights through global health governance.
Section 10. International legal regulation of cryptocurrencies and other Blockchain technologies.
Section 11. New aspects of the development of modern humanitarian law.
Section 12. Limitation of human rights in view of modern challenges and threats.
Section 13. Modern technologies and international law of the sea.
Section 14. International criminal justice bodies and the SDGs.
INTERNATIONAL LAW: ISSUES OF MIGRATION AND ASYLUM
Section 1. International legal regulation of migration: the sources, mechanisms. Specific issues of international legal cooperation in the field of migration.
Section 2. International legal protection of refugees and other groups of forced migrants.
PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE UN SYSTEM
Section 1. Human rights in the history of international relations and international law
Section 2. UN Charter and the principle of respect for and protection of human rights. International Bill of Human Rights.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 (ICCPR)
Section 3. International Bill of Human Rights: legal content. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
Section 4. The International Conferences on Human Rights and their outcomes
Section 5. The competence of the principal organs of the UN and of the specialized agencies of the UN to protect human rights
Section 6. The competence of the subsidiary human rights organs of the UN
Section 7. Core international human rights treaties and their monitoring mechanisms - human rights treaty bodies
Section 8. Responsibility for violations of human rights
Section 9. National mechanisms for the protection of human rights
HUMAN RIGHTS TREATY BODIES
Section 1. Conceptual and normative basis of the work of the treaty bodies in the institutional human rights system
Section 2. Human rights treaty bodies: establishment, membership, competencies
Section 3. Procedure of consideration of periodic reports by human rights treaty bodies and individual communication by human rights treaty bodies
Section 4. Legal nature of the outcome documents of the human rights treaty bodies and their legal status in national legal systems
Section 5. Cooperation of the human rights treaty bodies with the national human rights institutions (NHRI), non-governmental (NGOs), the OHCHR and the UN Human Rights Council
Section 6. HRTBs Mooting seminar
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Part I. Formation and development of the environmental rights concept. Universal level of the protection of environmental human rights.
Part II. Regional level of the protection of environmental human rights.
EUROPEAN SYSTEM OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Section 1. Respect for human rights and freedoms in the activities of the Council of Europe
Section 2. The European Court of Human Rights: organization of activities and competence
Section 3. Mechanisms of the Council of Europe for the protection of human Rights
Section 4. Monitoring system for the promotion and protection of the rights of national minorities
Section 5. Protection of human rights under the law of the European Union
Section 6. OSCE human rights protection mechanisms
AFRICAN SYSTEM OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Section 1. Integration process and history of human rights protection in Africa
Section 2. African Charter on human and peoples’ rights and the mechanisms of implementation
Section 3. Comparing universal and African system of human rights protection
Section 4. Protection of human rights in African sub-regional organizations
THE RIGHT TO HEALTH IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
Section 1. The conceptual framework of the right to health in international law
Section 2. International and legal consolidation of the right to
health at the universal, regional and national level
Section 3. International cooperation of states in the field of ensuring the right to health
INTERNATIONAL LABOUR RIGHTS IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Section 1. Labour rights and the global economy. International law in the system of public international law.
Section 2. ILO
Section 3. International cooperation on the protection of rights.
Section 4. International civil service
HUMAN RIGHTS, SDGS AND CHALLENGES OF THE XXI CENTURY
Part I. SDGs and Human rights.
Part II. Climate change, disasters, and SDGs. International economic law and SDGs.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Part I. The modern trends of rights development in the sphere of international business.
Part II. Human rights protection in the sphere of international business within the UN.
Part III. The UN activity concerning human rights protection in the sphere of international business at regional level.
DISCRIMINATION AND GENDER ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL LAW
Section 1. Discrimination: notion, significance for international law, sources.
Section 2. Racial discrimination: instruments and mechanisms of international cooperation.
Section 3. Other grounds of discrimination and international instruments and mechanisms to eliminate it.
Section 4. Gender issues in contemporary international law: protection of women’s rights, empowerment of women.
Section 5. Gender issues in contemporary international law: LGBT and human rights protection; men and human rights protection.
Section 6. Freedom and responsibility, rights and duties in context of human rights protection.
INTER-AMERICAN SYSTEM OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Section 1. Integration process in Americas and the Creation of the Organization of American States (OAS)
Section 2. Inter-American Commission on human rights (IACHR)
Section 3. Inter-American Court of human rights ()
Section 4. Comparing Inter-American system of human rights protection to universal and other regional human rights systems
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND MINORITIES RIGHTS PROTECTION
Section 1. The history of the formation and development of the institution for the protection of indigenous peoples in international law
Section 2. Problems of defining the concept of "indigenous people" in international law
Section 3. Problems of defining the concept of "minority" in international law
Section 4 Status of Indigenous Peoples under Contemporary International Law
Section 5 Status of minorities under contemporary international law
Section 6. Indigenous peoples and the principle of equal rights and self- determination of peoples
Section 7. Minorities and the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples
INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW
Section 1. The Definition and Subject of IHL
Section 2. The Sources of IHL and Principles of IHL
Section 3. International Armed Conflicts and Non-International Armed Conflicts
Section 4. International Armed Conflicts and Non-International Armed Conflicts: Victims Protection
Section 5. The Prohibition or Restriction of Methods and Means of Warfare and Human Rights
Section 6. The Implementation of IHL
Section 7. The Responsibility for Violations of IHL