Call for communications

I CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
Regional Human Rights Systems (I CIL)

The I Congress of International Law – Regional Human Rights System (I CIL), in its first edition, is devoted to the Regional Human Rights System. A constructivist, inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to human rights in the international legal order will be privileged. Therefore, the I CIL will accept proposals with descriptive studies on theoretical, methodological or research questions related to social sciences in general and law, particularly research proposals with a legal-empirical aim.

The I CIL will enable researchers, scholars, students, professionals and policymakers, grounded on thoughts dispended on the regional human rights systems at the international level, to see their works published internationally and network with other global human rights researchers.

FORMAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROPOSAL

1. Modalities:

  • Presentation in person.

  • Virtual presentation.

2. Working languages:

The official languages of the I CIL will be, exclusively, Portuguese, English, or Spanish. However, all abstracts must be submitted in Portuguese or English.

The final publication will be subject to a call for papers with its specific rulings and must also be written in Portuguese or English.

3. Operation of in-person and virtual presentations:

The Participants present all the accepted papers in an auditorium conducted to the related thematic symposia. These allow a more flexible schedule with the aim of everyone to make a presentation on his work.

Each Participant in the modality of in-person and virtual communication has a maximum limit of fifteen (15) minutes to present their communication. The debate will take place every 3 or 4 speeches and again before the end of the Symposium.

Virtual presentations performed on the I CIL are live-streamed on the event’s virtual platforms. They also are recorded.

4. Submission of communication proposal:

– Each Participant must choose a symposium and therefore is solely responsible for that.

– The Organizing Committee may propose a change of Symposium.

– Each abstract may contain up to 3 people as co-authors.

– Each person may propose up to 2 abstracts in which their authorship is included.

– People who compose the coordination of a symposium cannot propose abstracts to that Symposium.

– Abstracts may be in Portuguese or English.

– The submission must obey the submission template available at milleniumcdi.pt/abstract

– The evaluation of abstracts is of the responsibility of the Organizing Committee.

– The Organizing Committee may request rectification of the abstract for it to be accepted.

– Only one application per person is allowed regardless of the number of approved abstracts.

– Symposium coordinators are exempt from the registration fee.

– Participants from the NOVA School of Law’s community (NSL students and alumni, teaching staff, researchers, including NSL R&D centres) benefit from specific registration fees.

5. Submission of papers for final publication:

The final publication (after the communication) is optional, and the submission guidelines will be set out in a separate notice to be made available in due course.

6. Deadlines:

The final publication (after the communication) is optional and the submission guidelines will be included in a specific notice to be made available in due course.

7. Enrolment:

The enrolment at I CIL is personal and unique for each author and/or co-author of the accepted abstract.

Withdrawal from the enrolment until 15/06/2021 gives rise to a refund of 50% of the enrolment fee, duly paid and its refund may be performed until the closing of the I CIL event’s account.

Withdrawal after this period does not entitle the holder to the refund of any amount unless the I CIL organization shares the entire responsibility in this situation.

Enrolment fees:

VirtualIn personNSL community 
140,00€150,00€30%Early bird
180,00€200,00€30%Regular

NSL community – NSL students and alumni, teaching staff, researchers (including from R&D centres)

Enrolment includes:

Travel expenses and other relevant issues:

8. Grants:

The organization will reconduct the registration grant to proposals submitted by a single author. Therefore, the interested parties should attach a letter of motivation and CV to their abstract submission. Hence, the grant applies only to the enrolment fee.

Evaluation requirements:

– Quality of the proposal;

– Collaboration with the I CIL organization;

9. Certificates

Only the communications effectively submitted will give rise to the issue of a certificate.

10. Thematic Pillars:

European System of Human Rights

European Institutions with its legal framework and their importance for the dissemination, implementation, and protection of Human Rights. Namely, the role played on one hand, by the Council of Europe, the Convention of the European Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and on the other hand by the European Union, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, the Court of Justice of the European Union. All the enhanced has also its historical, cultural, economic; social and political environment which is important for its understanding.

Inter-American System of Human Rights

Inter American Institutions with its legal framework and their importance for the dissemination, implementation, and protection of Human Rights. Namely, the Organisation of American States, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, All the enhanced has its historical, cultural, economic; social, and political environment essential for its understanding.

African Human Rights System

African Institutions with its legal framework and their importance for the dissemination, implementation, and protection of Human Rights. Namely, the Organisation for African Unity, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Peace and Security Council of the African Union. All the enhanced has its historical, cultural, economic; social and political environment, essential for its understanding.

Interconnections between regional human rights systems and international human rights

System on how the various regional systems have influenced each other throughout their construction and development process. Its main institutional and legal framework similarities and differences. All the enhanced has its historical, cultural, economic, social, and political environment, essential for its understanding.

Other solutions advocated bilaterally or multilaterally between States and/or Regional blocs and/or other Subjects in the International Legal Order to promote and guarantee Human Rights issues.

This pillar proposes to reflect on innovative and non-aligned solutions, or at least those that cannot be reconducted to the more classical and doctrinal conception of a “Regional Human Rights System” implemented in any geographical latitude or legal conformation. All the enhanced has its historical, cultural, economic, social and political environment, essential for its understanding.

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