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The Promise Institute Europe

Placing UCLA students, faculty and research at the center of the international human rights arena in Europe.

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The Promise Institute Europe

Building the impact of UCLA Law and the Promise Institute as a leading voice in human rights law and policy.

Located in The Hague, home of international justice, the UCLA Law Promise Institute Europe provides significant and unique training opportunities for students who are interested in international law and human rights. Building on the established practice of the Promise Institute, it engages with diverse frameworks and disciplines to generate new thinking on human rights, and advocates for change in coalition with academics, practitioners, and activists. Using its location at the heart of international human rights law and policy making in Europe, Promise Europe advances collaborations on the international stage, and plays an important role as global convenor on cutting edge human rights issues.

The Promise Institute Europe launch conference

Join us on May 27, 28 and 29, 2024, in Amsterdam for a major conference exploring The Promise of International Law in the Face of Ecological Crises.

In the wake of an escalating planetary crisis, the year 2024 stands as a pivotal moment for international law. This conference in Amsterdam seeks to explore and harness law’s transformative power, reimagined through the lens of racial and environmental justice, to confront the challenges of our time.


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