Students and instructors of International Law Department have took part in an online course “International Human Rights standards during Criminal Proceedings and Investigations” organized by OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, on 14-18 November, 2022. This five-day training course gave a great opportunity for our students to learn more about International Human Rights standards with three international Human Rights experts from the Republic of Moldova: Mr. Iurii Levinte (expert on human rights), Mr. Ion Graur (expert on human rights), Mrs. Veronica Vition (expert on violence against women and domestic violence). The students of International Public Law and International Private Law have actively participated in this online course.
The course covered historical background of human rights, mechanisms for protection of human rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, violence against women, domestic violence and protection of human rights of vulnerable groups, and were held with questions/answer sessions, solving cases, watching videos on human rights standards.
The five-day event brought together students and instructors from the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly and International University for the Humanities and Development. This online course is one of the events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the OSCE.
“The human rights courses will contribute to the professional development of new generation of legal professionals in Turkmenistan equipped with up-to-date knowledge in the area of international human rights standards,” said Mr. John MacGregor, Head of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat.
At the final day of the course, on 18th of November, 5 students from each university were awarded with special prizes for active participation and outstanding knowledge. From the International University for the Humanities and Development were awarded: International Public Law 3rd year students Nurberdiyev Nowruz, Bayhanova Bagtyhan, Gurbanyazova Selbi, Ashyrdurdyyev Abylesen, and Durdyyev Azatjan. All the participants were given the certificates of participation and memorial presents from OSCE centre in Ashgabat.