In connection with the seventy-second session of the International Law Commission (27 April – 5 June and 6 July – 7 August 2020), the United Nations Office at Geneva is organizing the fifty-sixth session of the International Law Seminar, to be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 6 to 24 July 2020.

The Seminar is designed for postgraduate students in international law, young scholars, government officials as well as young lawyers in the field of international law, to widen their knowledge of both the work of the International Law Commission and of the codification and progressive development of international law. It also provides an opportunity for young lawyers from different legal systems and cultures to exchange views regarding items on the agenda of the Commission.

The International Law Seminar is not intended to be an introduction to international law. Applicants must prove a sound knowledge of public international law, based on either their postgraduate studies or significant professional experience.

More inforation here.

Interested candidates may apply on the website before the deadline of 8 April 2020.