The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is accepting appications for its 3rd Annual Field Course on Indigenous Peoples' Rights that will take place from 5 - 11 August, 2013 in Amubri, Costa Rica. Recommended for: staff of human rights NGOs and other civil society organizations, practitioners, academics, and students studying in areas of indigenous peoples' rights, human rights, environment, gender, and development. Past participants have come from a wide…See More
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Mihir Kanade is the Director of the Human Rights Centre of the UN mandated University for Peace and is an Academic Consultant to the Department of International Law and Human Rights at UPEACE. Prior to the present position, Mihir practiced for 6 years as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court, focusing on issues of fundamental human rights violations. He holds a LL.B. from Nagpur University and a Masters degree in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes from UPEACE. He has served as a legal advisor to many human rights organizations in India and has represented them before different courts and tribunals in criminal, constitutional and labour cases. His principal area of academic research and study is Human Rights and International Trade Linkages, on which he has also worked as a consultant with the United Nations University, Tokyo.
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UN mandated University for Peace, Director of Human Rights Centre and Academic Consultant, Dept. of International Law and Human Rights
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