My future career aim is to do practical and legal work for human rights organizations as well as to continue academic work in the human rights field. This September I am going to read a Masters programme in the in the Human Rights and Democratisation at the University of Malta.
My enthusiasm for this course is knowledge that will enable me to be part of a team committed to awaken the consciousness of individuals, governments and States to the values embodied in Human Rights Laws. Apart from that, pursuing a career in the area of human rights is essential for Malta because this small island is at the forefront of stopping illegal immigration from entering in the EU. Therefore it is necessary to ensure that the rights of asylum seekers are protected.
International Human Rights standards can only be effectively implemented if they are known. Therefore, I am going to get a deep and solid education in International human rights law through the MA in Human Rights and Democratisation which is intended for those who want to do practical or legal work for human rights organisations. This postgraduate programme will give me an excellent grounding not only in international law and international human rights law, but also in political theory, international relations and the philosophical foundations of rights.
The main motive that I have choose a traineeship with the Justice and Home Affairs is that I am sure that even though the MA programme will be an excellent opportunity to deepen my knowledge as well as to acquire competence to fundamental human right this is not enough. In fact, my belief is that although Human rights education is an integral part towards the promotion and protection of Human Rights, it is not enough. The opportunity to absolve a traineeship in your organization would give me a lot of new impressions and knowledge about human social problems and especially the human rights law at the international level. Secondly, to participate in your department...