MUNPlanet: Tell us more about yourself and your school, please.
EIUC Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying today’s challenges in the field of human rights. It allows its participants coming from all over the world to list these challenges and examine their reasons and possible solutions they can deploy. The EIUC Venice School at the same time, combines theory and practice and its faculty involves both academics and practitioners. The Venice School intends to highlight that the respect for human rights is the responsibility of all, that «Human Rights are our responsibility».
MUNPlanet: What three words would you use to describe your school?
cultural environment, summer.
MUNPlanet: Students will attend your school so that they improve their skills. Which skills would you say they will improve by attending your school?
a new regular platform for business and human rights, protecting data,
knowledge about the role of key actors, leadership, PR.
MUNPlanet: What is the academic background of aperfect participant of your school and what are his/her interests?
The Venice School is addressed to graduate students from all academic backgrounds, students from the different regional masters in human rights and democratisation, to E.MA alumni as well as to human rights practitioners willing to deepen and improve their knowledge in human rights issues.
MUNPlanet: Organizing such a big thing isn’t easy, even though you make it look so. Would you share a few organizing tips with us?
The three key factors for the organization of a successful event are: professionalism, availability and flexibility….always accompanied by a friendly smile.
MUNPlanet: What is the main thing you want your students to take with them?
An overall amazing experience: academically, culturally and humanly.
MUNPlanet: What should the students pay most attention to when deciding between the three thematic clusters?
The three clusters prepare the students to face the present global challenges, they need to focus their attention on the field of human rights they’d like to invest in.
MUNPlanet: What do you have planned for you participants after school hours?
benefit from an extremely rich cultural environment including visits to
museums, galleries, churches and the Venice Biennale. Finally, they will be
able to relax and enjoy walking along the Lido beaches or cycling around the
island once the courses finish in the afternoon.
MUNPlanet: Can you briefly take us through the program? What can participants expect over the course of ten days in Venice?
about the programme: https://www.eiuc.org/education/venice-school-of-human-rights/programme.html
MUNPlanet: Venice is among the most visited cities in the world. What will your students get to experience in it?
There’s not another city in the world like Venice.
MUNPlanet: Italy is famous for its food and wine. What would you say your student’s shouldn’t miss and will you be preparing something?
They shouldn’t miss
the typical Venetian “cicchetti” with fish, especially cod, meat and
vegetables, drinking our original spritz with Aperol or Campari and going to
Bacari and Osterie.
MUNPlanet: Once Venice School of Human Rights is over, what is the one sentence that you would like every student to leave with? ‘Venice School of Human Rights was … (complete the thought)The best opportunity to improve my knowledge, meet world renown experts in human rights and exchange ideas and experiences with people from all over the world in the most amazing setting on earth.