Lviv Center for International Law and Human Rights

Centre is an independent organization which is cooperating with the Lviv Universities for the study of international law and human rights

Value proposition

Following the educational traditions of Lviv of the end of the 19th-beginning of the 20th century, which gave the world a generation of distinguished scholars, the city would be an ideal base for an international center for international law and human rights

 

Vision

The vision of the Lviv Center for International Law and Human Rights is to become a leading center for the study of international law and human rights in Ukraine and beyond.

 

Mission

The mission of the center is to:

    • restore the memory about the Lviv period of the internationally-recognized lawyers who studied and worked in Lviv before the Second World War
    • develop a repository of knowledge about the work of Hersch Lauterpacht, Raphael Lemkin, Manfred Lachs, Louis Sohn and other lawyers who studied or worked in Lviv
    • develop high-level research and publications in the fields of human rights and international law
    • facilitate dialogue and exchange among the Ukrainian and foreign students and scholars in the fields of human rights and international law
    • make the most important research and publications in the fields of international law and human rights available for students, young scholars, lawyers and professors in Ukraine
    • promote Lviv as a center for dialogue and scholarship