Our 2016 Annual Report is out! It provides an overview of our activities and achievements.
Our new Research Brief summarizes key findings linked to the recognition of the right to land and other natural resources.
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 publication highlights the current challenges related to the Council's approach to armed non-state actors
Ensuring better protection of and assistance for persons with disabilities in situations of armed conflict or its aftermath.
This one and a half-day conference, organized by the Geneva Academy and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex, will address contemporary issues in armed conflicts.
This IHL Talk, organized with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), will discuss the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.
The Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020 has an entirely new portal on our website, allowing visitors to easily access key information about this project, its documents, timeframe, regional consultations, annual conferences and the team.
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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 >
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 >