December 6, Class 1B, People’s Academy of International Law — The UN Charter and global conflicts, legal challenges to war and the TWAIL critique

The People’s Academy of International Law


The UN Charter: Global conflict resolution, Legal challenges to war, and TWAIL critiques

Wednesday, December 6

9 am PT – 12 pm ET – 4 pm UTC

Interpretation available in English, Spanish, French, (Arabic and Portuguese upon request)


NOTE: This will be a three-hour course!

The People’s Academy of International Law, which is sponsored by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, seeks to help progressive and anti-imperialist lawyers and human rights defenders globally to marshal the tools of international law to support people’s struggles.

Our first session was held on 3 November. Watch the videos here in English, Spanish and French:

Join our Course 1B, on Wednesday, December 6:  Global conflict resolution, lawsuits challenging the legality of the Iraq war, and the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to International Law) critique of the UN Charter

Register to be taught by recognized experts in international law, from UN Special Rapporteurs to legal academics to people’s lawyers with decades of experience using international law and legal mechanisms to protect human rights. This course has an anti-imperialist, people and earth-centered view of international law, designed to support practitioners and movements. Course materials and education will be in English, French, Spanish and potentially other languages.

Faculty for Class 1B:

  • Richard Falk former UN special rapporteur on occupied Palestinian territories
  • Inder Comar sued George W. Bush in US federal court for illegality of Iraq war
  • Sujith Xavier Third World Approaches to International Law
  • Roberto Zamora filed successful lawsuit in Costa Rica for illegality of Iraq war

Register and learn more: 

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