Professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, do not miss this exclusive opportunity as the course will be taught by Judge at the General Court of the European Union Inga Reine.
Inga Reine graduated in law from the University of Latvia and obtained a master’s degree at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation. She began her professional career as a lawyer at the Latvian National Human Rights Office and later worked as an adviser to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in missions in Kosovo and Montenegro. From 2003 to 2012 she held the position of Latvia’s representative at international human-rights organisations. During this time she was also a member of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) of the Council of Europe. Between 2012 and 2016 she was a legal adviser at the Permanent Representation of Latvia to the European Union. Inga Reine is a Judge at the General Court since 8 June 2016.
The course will take place throughout January and the beginning of February 2022. It has 32 teaching hours consisting of lectures and seminars. Course sessions will take place via Zoom. All course participants will have access to the RGSL study portal, where course materials will be available. Participants are expected to fulfil the assignments as well as pass an exam to be rewarded with 1.5 ECTS for course completion.
The course will provide introduction into the European Union Law and decision-making process. The main objective of the course is to allow participants to understand the cornerstones of interaction between EU Member States and EU institutions on the following issues: Defining and implementing EU internal and external priorities and policies; Laying down EU legal norms; Implementing EU law.
Eligible candidates for RGSL online specialised courses are professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, with at least two years of work experience in the public sector, non-governmental organisations or academia.
All specialised online courses are free of charge. The project is implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and the United States government.