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Middlesex University Dubai LLB students visit Strasbourg

26/05/2016

Middlesex University Dubai in collaboration with the London campus conducted a first ever joint study trip for LLB students of both the campuses.This study trip was initiated and organised by Dr Tenia Kyriazi, Senior Lecturer in Law, CPC Law and Politics Middlesex University Dubai and Dr Alice Donald, Senior Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University London.

Our students visited Strasbourg from 23-26 May 2016 wherein they were privileged to a rare opportunity to meet with three Judges of the European Court of Human Rights. Also, attending a Grand Chamber hearing at the European Court of Human Rights for the case: V.M. and Others v. Belgium (no. 60125/11)
A guided tour at the Palais d’ Europe (Headquarters of the Council of Europe)
A visit at the Debating Chamber of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
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Middlesex University Dubai students:

Alia El-Abiary

Ruby Oayda

Edward George Armitage

Saskia Ladha

Prerna Sudhir

Navya Pudhukkudi Chanolien and

Mariam Adams

along with sixteen Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD students from the Department of Law and Politics of the London Campus had the exceptionally rare opportunity to meet three Judges of the European Court of Human Rights: Judge Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos, Judge elected in respect of Greece; Judge Paul Mahoney, Judge elected in respect of the UK;Judge Robert Spano, Judge elected in respect of Iceland.

Furthermore, the schedule of this unique trip involved the following:

  • Attendance of a Grand Chamber hearing at the European Court of Human Rights for the case: V.M. and Others v. Belgium (no. 60125/11)
  • A guided tour at the Palais d’ Europe (Headquarters of the Council of Europe)
  • A visit at the Debating Chamber of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  • A meeting with Rachael Kondak, Adviser, Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
  • A meeting with Andrew Drzemczewski, Head of the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department of the Parliamentary Assembly
  • A meeting with Fredrik Sundberg, Deputy Head, Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

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