Emmapark 6, 2595 ET Den Haag


From level B2

This 20-hour, two-week training program is made for lawyers, jurists, law students or anyone interested in improving their knowledge of legal French. Due to the technical nature of some of the concepts covered, this program is aimed primarily at intermediate and advanced levels. Two modules are offered: International Law and European Law, they are structured as follows:

WEEK 1 : INTERNATIONAL LAW = 4*2h30 = 10 hours of training + 5 hours of personal work
Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4
Introduction to International Criminal Law International criminal tribunals and lexicon of international criminal law An international criminal trial The National Legal Organization

1 – Go round the table – introduce yourself and your career

2 – International criminal law and diplomacy

3- The principle of sovereignty

1 – Presentation of international criminal tribunals

2 – The functions of international criminal law

3 – Legal Lexicon: terms of international criminal law

4 – The testimony of a survivor-The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

1 – Lexicon of the procedure

2 – The stages of a trial

3 – A hearing at the International Criminal Court (ICC)

1 – French courts and procedure

2 – The fundamental principles of justice in France

3 – Comparison of national courts


WEEK 2 : EUROPEAN LAW = 4*2h30 = 10 hours of training + 5 hours of personal work
Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4
Introduction to the European Union Legislative competence of the Community Limits – Example with –the European Court of Human Rights and Brexit European projects to come

1 – Grouping of countries

2 – The European Union

3 – The current European project

1 – European institutions after the Lisbon Treaty – Who does what?

2 – The principle of subsidiarity

3 – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

4 – CJEC – Appeals / a judgment

European court of human rights

1 – Function of the institution

2 – The EDH convention – articles and protocols –

3 – Case study – CEDH Girard v. France, application n.22590/04, June 30, 2011

1 – The various European projects to come

2 – The European response to COVID

3 – The European Green Deal

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