Short Courses

South Lebanon, Tyre. “We will never forget you, my dear brother Mohammad Jamil Abbas.” This is one of the many messages written by the families of the missing and tied to olive trees planted by the families of disappeared Short Course

Gender in Transitional Justice

21 February - 16 May 2017

This course sheds light on the history and concept of gender studies and their impact on current transitional justice debates. It focuses especially on developments at the UN level.

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Drawing of soldiers on a wall Short Course

Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Institutional Reform: An Introduction

30 March - 5 May 2017

This course explores the international dimension of the rule of law and its promotion in transitional contexts, focusing on institutional reform and guarantees of non-recurrence.

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UN Mission patrols disputed area in Sudan Short Course

Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations

6 April - 4 May 2017

This course provides a concise and systematic treatment of the peacebuilding process in post-conflict and fragile situations.

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ICC Trial Chamber VIII declares Mr Al Mahdi guilty of the war crime of attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu and sentences him to nine years’ imprisonment Short Course

The International Criminal Court

21 April - 19 May 2017

This course examines the role and activities of the ICC. It addresses questions related to its jurisdiction, structures and procedural regime and provides an introduction to the major debates about interpretation of the ICC Statute.

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East Timor, Dili, burnt houses Short Course

The Law of Non-International Armed Conflicts and Other Contested Issues

27 April - 1 June 2017

This course examines one of the main purpose of international humanitarian law (IHL), which is to mitigate human suffering caused by war. It enables a careful evaluation of the various IHL rules intended to help protect vulnerable persons, such as civilians and prisoners of war, as well as property during armed conflict.

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