Our new publication addresses the direct responsibilities of business actors to respect and, in some circumstances, facilitate gender equality guarantees under international human rights law.
Our portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of the various non-international armed conflicts that are taking place in Colombia.
The War Report article presents an overview of the situation in Crimea, including the peninsula’s history, the 2014 annexation by Russia, the main actors involved and recent developments.
Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy led a series of workshops in Gaza and the occupied West Bank on the protection of persons with disabilities.
Visitors can discover an overview of the conflict since its inception in 1947, recent developments, the factual and methodological basis for its classification as an international armed conflicts, parties and the applicable international law.
The Egyptian Government is involved, in the Sinai Peninsula, in a non-international armed conflict (NIAC) against Wilayat Sinai, an armed group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State group. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of this NIAC.
Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy led last week a workshop in Kiev – in partnership with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Global Protection Cluster in Ukraine – on the protection of persons with disabilities living in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Our new Research Brief Human Rights and Food Sustainability identifies a number of international human rights standards that should be taken into account by law and policy makers when developing normative and policy frameworks governing food systems.
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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 >