International Humanitarian Law / Qualification of Armed Conflict / International Human Rights Law / Armed Non-State Actors / Arms Trade Treaty / Business and Human Rights / Counter-terrorism / Extraterritoriality / UN Human Rights Mechanisms / Weapons Law / Use of Force / European Human Rights Law
Andrew Clapham is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, which he joined in 1997, and an Associate Member of Matrix Chambers. He was also the first Director of the Geneva Academy (2007–2014).
Professor Clapham is an expert in international law, international human rights law and international humanitarian law, and has published widely on these issues. His current research focuses on the role of non-state actors in international law and related questions in human rights and humanitarian law.
Before teaching at the Graduate Institute, Professor Clapham was the Representative of Amnesty International at the United Nations in New York. Since joining the Institute he has also worked as Special Adviser on Corporate Responsibility to the UN High Commissioner for Humanu Rights Mary Robinson, and Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq.
This course provides a general introduction to international human rights law (IHRL). It examines the origins, foundations and sources of IHRL, as well as its institutions and dedicated enforcement mechanisms.
Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta
Oxford University Press, 909p
Andrew Clapham, Marco Sassòli, Paola Gaeta
Oxford University Press, 1596p
Oxford University Press, (2nd edn 2015) 183p