United Nations Service-Learning Component of Spring 2015 International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.
Students will attend the second (and final) week of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, as part of their International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.
Date & Time:
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
United Nations in New York City
The International Law and Catholic Social Thought course is taught by Professor Teresa Collett and includes a one week service-learning component at the United Nations in New York.
The focus of this year's session is on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including current challenges that affect its implementation and the achievement of gender equality and the emporwerment of women. See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw59-2015.
Offical documents for the Commission's session are posted on the website of the Commission on the Status of Women, and should be available in January.
This class is limited to 12 students. To make this course more affordable and accessible, the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas has offered to cover the cost of student lodging and two group meals. The institute also offers a limited number of travel scholarships. Send inquiries to Seanne.Harris@stthomas.edu.