Our new short courses in international law in armed conflict are now online.
These courses form part of our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. They are open to professionals – diplomats, lawyers, legal advisers, judges, NGO staff, human rights advocates, media specialists, professionals working in emergency situations, UN staff and staff from other international organizations – who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Courses – ten in total – provide participants with in-depth legal knowledge in issues like international refugee law, the classification of armed conflicts, preventing and combating terrorism, leading in the Human Rights Council, sanctions in public international law or peacebuilding in post-conflict and fragile situations.
Each course consists of five weekly classes held on Thursday or Friday (evenings or afternoons).
Applications must be submitted via an online form and need to include:
We added nine military occupations to our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database. Visitors can discover them either by browsing the map or by browsing conflicts per types or regions.
We are launching an updated version of our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) portal, an online database that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law (IHL). The updated version includes all conflicts that have emerged over the last five years and are still ongoing.
In this opening lecture, Professor Geoff Gilbert will discuss how, as conflict and repression end and states move towards a period of transition, those who have been displaced can participate in the restoration process.
This Geneva Academy Wednesday will evaluate 15 years of U.S. counterterrorism strikes, analyse recent developments, and assess the Trump Administration’s approach to the use of force, transparency, and accountability.
This course focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights. It addresses key issues like the applicability of human rights in times of armed conflict; the possibilities of restricting human rights under systems of limitations and derogations; and the extraterritorial application of human rights law.
Launched in 2016, this project aimed to identify whether, to what extent and under what circumstances armed non-state actors incur obligations under international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights (HR) law.
UN Photo/Stuart Price
This project aims at mapping various existing accountability mechanisms, in the context of military interventions, through the lens of the requirements of a transitional justice process in order to identify possibilities and gaps.