March 10th, 2017 § § permalink
HELP has published this new free online course which can be accessed here. The course covers the Right to Property enshrined in Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights and the relevant case law of the European Court of Human Rights.
The course is available in English. National Training Institutions or Bars/Law Societies interested in developing national translations and adaptations of the course can contact the HELP Secretariat.
September 6th, 2016 § § permalink
HELP published yesterday a new and free online ‘HELP in the 28’ course on Data Protection and Privacy Rights, click here for details on the course.
July 11th, 2016 § § permalink
The course covers in an interactive way the key concepts, the European system of protection of labour rights (stemming from the CoE and EU) and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) as well as conclusions and decisions of the European Social Committee (see HELP website). It has the following modules:
- Right to work and employment relationship
- Working time
- Fair remuneration and protection of wages
- Termination of employment
- Equality and non-discrimination
- Collective labour rights
- Freedom of association – the right to negotiate
- Occupational safety and health
To get access to the course, first log in or open a HELP account at http://help.ppa.coe.int/login.
Once logged in, access the course by clicking here: http://help.ppa.coe.int/course/view.php?id=812
June 29th, 2016 § § permalink
HELP has launched the Second EU/CoE ‘HELP in the 28’ online course on “Right to the Integrity of the Person (Bioethics) (RIOP)”.
The course is composed of two large modules: the first one presents the RIOP covering the right to private life and the prohibition of torture; and the second module covers the RIOP in the specific fields of medicine and biology. It shows the synergies and differences between the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (Oviedo Convention). Furthermore, it reviews the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union.
To access the course, it is necessary to open an account at HELP (if you have not yet done so) (click here). You can then access the course here.
The first free HELP online course on “Fight against racism, xenophobia, homophobia and transphobia” can be accessed here.
June 16th, 2016 § § permalink
The European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe’s HELP programme (Human rights Education for Legal Professionals) have released two new training videos in the pilot series COURTalks-disCOURs. The 25-minute videos, based on educational talks from lawyers at the Court, are geared to providing judges, lawyers and other legal professionals, as well as representatives of civil society, with an overview of the Court’s case-law in matters related to asylum and terrorism. (Source: HELP)
The videos can be downloaded from the HELP website.
June 3rd, 2016 § § permalink
HELP launched the first free ‘HELP in the 28’ online course on “Fight against racism, xenophobia, homophobia and transphobia”.
The course has been created by legal professionals and Council of Europe experts and includes the latest European jurisprudence of both the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union. It has two substantive modules, one on racism and xenophobia, and the other one on homophobia and transphobia. A link to a specific module on Roma, the largest minority in the EU is also provided. The course is self-paced with a maximum duration of 3 hours of real learning per 2 weeks over 3 months.