NVU Legal Ethics Chair recently led a working group committee that included past and present members of the Ethics Commission, judges, legal practitioners, mediators, arbitrators and other legal experts. The group developed a course on Legal Ethics for Bachelor’s students of law faculties with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) within the framework of East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) project Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG).
The course covers the ethical issues and guidlines for attorneys’, judges and prosecutors’, as well as arbitrators’, mediators’. The course consists of lectures, individual and group exercises, case-based learning and role-plays.
To assist in the implementation of the Ethics Course at various universities and to share the syllabus and teaching materials of the course, interested parties are invited to take part in Training of Trainers (TOT) held on 15-16 February at New Vision University. Recommendations of attending professors regarding syllabus content and teaching materials will be incorporated in the final product.
TOT will be held at the Administrative Building of New Vision University, Mikeladze str. 1a.
Professors from authorized universities are invited to attend the training (2 participants from each university are welcomed). The expenses for participants from regional universities will be covered by New Vision University.
Interested parties are required to complete the registration form by 30 January, 2019.
The number of participants is limited and only the first 16 applicants registered will have the opportunity to attend the training.