In 2016, 49 situations of armed violence amounted to armed conflicts according to international humanitarian law and international criminal law.
An online database that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.
Our new Research Brief summarizes key findings linked to the recognition of peasants’ right to seeds.
Our new publication highlights the current challenges related to the Council's approach to armed non-state actors
A leading publication co-coordinated and facilited by the Geneva Academy
Ensuring better protection of and assistance for persons with disabilities in situations of armed conflict or its aftermath.
A key opportunity to help define the future of the UN treaty body system.
Our new publication Defending the Boundary analyses the constraints and requirements on the use of autonomous weapon systems (AWS), also called ‘killer robots’, under international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
Our new Research Brief The Right to Land and Other Natural Resources summarizes key findings linked to the recognition of the right to land and other natural resources in the context of the current negotiation of a UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas at the UN Human Rights Council.
Jointly with the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions, Dr Agnes Callamard, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Geneva Academy organized an Expert Meeting on a ‘Gender Sensitive Approach to Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killings’.
UN Photo/Pierre Albouy
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflict 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 Enyclopedia (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 >