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Regional Course in International Law for Latin America and the Caribbean
Santiago, Chile (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)
20 April to 15 May 2020

The United Nations Regional Courses in International Law are conducted under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law. The United Nations Programme of Assistance was established by General Assembly resolution 2099 (XX) of 20 December 1965 to contribute towards a better knowledge of international law as a means of strengthening international peace and security and promoting friendly relations and cooperation among States.

The Regional Courses are organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs. The Regional Course for Latin America and the Caribbean is organized in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Chile and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

To be considered for the Regional Courses, candidates must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. Candidates must also be fluent in the language in which the Course is offered (English). The selected candidates are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the Regional Course in its entirety (four weeks). The Regional Course accommodates up to 25 participants.


This Regional Course is open to candidates from Member States from the Latin American and Caribbean Group to the United Nations.

Applications from qualified female candidates are encouraged. Due consideration is also given to those candidates who are already present in the host city of the Regional Course (Santiago).


Additional information and application forms are available below and at


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