Veranstaltungen | Conferences - Part 42

posted by olivera on 2006/05/26 13:44

[ Veranstaltungen | Conferences ]

The International Summer Academy on Human Security 2006 "Terrorist and Criminal Organizations in the Western Balkan" will be held at European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC), Graz from August 28th to September 6th 2006.

The Summer Acadamy is part of the EU project HUMSEC – Human Security in the Western Balkan region: the impact of transnational terrorist and criminal organisations on the peace-building process of the region and will be held in the Human Rights City of Graz as a way to enhance the realization of the Human Security agenda.
The summer academy will be mainly held by experts nominated by the
HUMSEC partner institutions, but also by external experts. The programme
is drafted in order to give general information on the topics of
transnational terrorism, organized crime and peace-building, on the
linkages between these three factors themselves as well as the linkages
between these factors and the goals of human security and the respect
for human rights. The focus however will be posed on the connections
between transnational terrorist and criminal organizations in the
Western Balkan region (the leading topic of the first year of the
The participants will partly be selected among the HUMSEC partner
institutions and partly among those who apply, following the public call
for application. Participants will be selected on the basis of their
field of interest and their personal motivation to be involved in the

The summer academy is designed as ten-day-course for

  • postgraduate students,
  • young professionals,
  • young researchers
  • and representatives of NGOs
whose work agenda focuses on the topics of terrorism, organised crime
and peace-building. Special focus will be made on the selection of
participants from South Eastern and Eastern Europe.

Deadline: 31 May, 2006

For details please consult the Summer Academy's homepage.



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