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Published 7 November 2019

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[Winter academy] Artificial intelligence & international law (20 - 24 January 2020)

In the second edition of the second edition of our highly successful winter academy on artificial intelligence and international law unique and innovative training, top speakers will give you the latest insights into the current and future issues raised by AI from the perspective of international law. The winter academy offers you foundational knowledge on key issues at the interface of international law and artificial intelligence, and provides a platform for critical debate and engagement on emerging questions. The programme is structured along five themes: Understanding AI, AI for good, AI and armed conflict, AI and responsibility, and AI governance. The winter academy is designed for academics and professionals working on issues related to AI and international law. Have a look at the preliminary programme here. For more information or to register for the training programme click here.

[Winter academy] Due diligence as master key to responsible business conduct (27 - 31 January 2020)

The 2020 edition of the Doing Business Right winter academy will dive into human rights due diligence. In this training programme, we will retrace the genealogy of the concept of due diligence, investigate its theoretical underpinnings, and provide the participants with a comprehensive understanding of its practical operation through specific case studies conducted by experienced practitioners. Through a blending of theory and practice, we equip our participants with the necessary knowledge and know-how to engage with the growing practice of due diligence in their daily work at NGOs, corporations, administrations or in academia. The winter academy is a platform for (future) business and human rights professionals to meet and exchange on the latest developments in the field with a team of leading experts. For more information or to register click here.

[CLEER winter academy] EU external policies and instruments & asylum and migration (17 - 21 February 2020)

For the first time, the T.M.C. Asser Institute and the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER) are organising the CLEER winter academy in February 2020. The winter academy is a one-week training course split into two focal parts. Part one runs for the first two days (17 & 18 February), and it will focus on EU external policies and instruments. The second part of the training will run for the remaining three days and it focuses on EU asylum and migration issues. The CLEER winter academy offers interactive lectures delivered by renowned academic experts as well as workshops led by experienced practitioners. Participants have the option to register for and attend the full one-week training course, or choose one of the two parts to attend. The CLEER winter academy targets students, civil servants, representatives of NGO’s and diplomats who are actually involved in EU asylum- and migration policies or who will be involved in the nearby future and have basic knowledge of this policy area. To see the full programme click here. For more information or to register click here.

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