Our new publication addresses a crucial – yet so far neglected – topic: the question of the relation between transitional justice and the European Convention on Human Rights.
It is our 10th Anniversary! Discover the ten milestones we selected to match our age!
Our new publication The Armed Conflict in Yemen: A Complicated Mosaic, provides an overview of the armed conflict in Yemen and key developments in 2017.
Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database features new non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) that are taking place in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and Somalia.
Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database features nine new military occupations.
Giles Duley document and tell the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict.
Our new publication Myanmar: A Battle for Recognition provides an overview of the subnational tensions and armed violence in the country and focuses on the latest developments and escalation of violence in Rakhine state where the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) are opposed to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA).
Our two research projects on the right to food, funded by the Research for Development Programme (r4d) of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, have been renewed for three years.
Our new publication Kurdish Military Formations in Middle Eastern Battlefields provides an overview of Kurdish history, of current dynamics of the Kurdish question, as well as of Kurdish forces and armed groups in the Middle East. It also analyses how recent developments in the region, including the emergence and fight against the Islamic State (ISIS), are impacting on Kurdish armed groups and alliances.
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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 >
Our platforms address topical issues and challenges in the human rights and international humanitarian law fields. They are informed by our research and advance understanding and stimulates debate in the academic community, in policy-making institutions and government.Read more >