2016 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa, Addis Ababa Ethiopia (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 16 October 2015

When: February 1st -26th 2016

The 2016 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in cooperation with Ethiopia, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union.

The Regional Course will be held at the facilities of the ECA in Addis Ababa, from 1 to 26 February 2016. The Regional Course will be conducted in English. The course will accommodate up to 30 participants.



  • The Regional Course is open to candidates from the following countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • To qualify for the Regional Course, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law.
  • The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entire course period.
  • The 2016 Regional Course will be conducted in English. Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Fellowship Worth:

  •  The fellowships cover the fellowship recipient’s travel in economy class, accommodation, meals, medical insurance, participation in the Regional Course and the training materials.
  • In accordance with the policies and procedures governing the administration of United Nations fellowships, participants will also receive a stipend to cover other living expenses.
  • Qualified candidates may also apply for self-funded positions. Self-funded participants bear all costs associated with their participation (travel, accommodation and living expenses).
  • Training materials and lunches during the weekdays are provided to all participants.
Please carefully read the instructions on the application form and return it completed by email by
the deadline indicated below:
For the course in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by 16 October 2015 to: [email protected]
Two copies of the application form must be submitted:
(1) One scanned version of the signed original; and
(2) One electronic version (MS word or equivalent)

Apply Now for the 2016 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa


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