Stakeholders are invited to submit comments or suggestions to a draft set of guidelines on less lethal weapons and related equipment in law enforcement.
Our new research project focuses on armed non-state actors' human rights responsibilities, with a view to build a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address these.
Our new research project focuses on international human rights law and policy related to gender equality guarantees and their application to business activities.
Our 2017 Annual Report is out! It provides a look into our research and educational activities.
This Research Brief provides a summary of the findings and recommendations contained in the more lengthy publication No One Will Be Left Behind.
Our new publication outlines a series of recommendations related to the functioning of United Nations treaty bodies.
This public conference provides an opportunity to discuss the contributions of UN human rights mechanisms to the monitoring of the SDGs that seek to realize ESCR and their collaboration with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.&am
The Geneva Academy and the University of Essex’s School of Law and Human Rights Centre hosted the Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference representing a further example of the burgeoning relationship between the two institutions.
Geneva Academy / Olivier Chamard
The Geneva Academy is seeking two part-time researchers in international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
UN Photo/Pierre Albouy
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.Read more >
The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.Read more >