Summer school "Applying the European Convention on protecting human rights and basic freedoms"
On 18-23 June 2002 the 10th final session of the theoretical and practical training for Ukrainian advocates "Applying the European Convention on protecting human rights and basic freedoms" was held in Pushcha-Boditsa near Kyiv.
This session was conducted in the form of a summer school. During the school the participants conducted the "court sessions" on hypothetical cases, modeling trials in the European Court of human rights.
The main goal of the training was to master the methods of considering cases in the European Court of human rights http://www.echr.coe.int/ and to interpret and apply the European Convention on protecting human rights and basic freedoms
The summer school was organized by the Union of Advocates of Ukraine jointly with the International center of human rights juridical protection INTERIGHTS http://www.interights.org/ (London). The school was supported by the International fund "Vidrodjennia", Foundations Network, Institute of constitutional and legal policy (Budapest), UK government (UK embassy in Ukraine), American Association of lawyers (ABA CEELI) and the Council of Europe.
After the training Roland Hedley Smith, the ambassador of the United Kingdom in Ukraine, handed diplomas to the participants.
More details see by the address http://ageyev.org/bar/summerschool2002.htm