Customized Training

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We organize customized training courses for international organizations, NGOs, governments, national human rights institutions, judges and lawyers, and the media on issues related to international law in armed conflict, international humanitarian law, weapons law and human rights.

These training courses, provided by our experts, are tailored to the needs of partners and audiences. They can run from one day to a full week and take place at our headquarters, Villa Moynier.

Notably, we have organized customized training courses for various governments, the European Union, the International Organization for Migration, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, IRIN and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights of the University of Oslo.These focused on issues related to UN human rights rechanisms, international law and policies governing the protection of civilians in situations of armed conflict, other situations of violence and natural disasters, international humanitarian law and the right to health.

Please contact us if you would like to organize training tailored to you needs.

How We Work

Our teaching enables specialists to apply legal frameworks to complex situations and challenging processes.

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Short Courses

Professionals who are not enrolled in the Executive Master can take individual courses to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Experts

Our experts are leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Masters

We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Mali, view of a Mosque from the Niger river Short Course

Introduction to the Islamic Law of Armed Conflict

28 February - 11 April 2019

This short course introduces participants to the Islamic law of armed conflict and how it relates to the current conflicts in Muslim contexts. It examines the rules regulating the use of force during both international and non-international armed conflicts under classical Islamic law.

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An aerial view of camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), which have appeared following latest attacks by M23 rebels and other armed groups in the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Short Course

International Refugee Law

8 March - 5 April 2019

This short course analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees. It notably examines the sources of international refugee law, including the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, and their interaction with human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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Peru, Huancasancos. Vigil and burial ceremonies for the victims of the conflict whose remains were finally restituted to their families after 30 years of disappearance. Spring School

Confronting the Truth: The Functions, Practices and Challenges of Truth Commissions

2-4 April 2019

Truth Commissions are by now an integral part of the transitional justice vocabulary and practice. The 2019 Spring School will provide a comprehensive, multidimensional and practical examination of this transitional justice mechanism, shedding light on both its aims and the practical challenges it has met or is likely to meet.

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