The War Report

Started in December 2013

As an annual publication, The War Report provides an overview of contemporary trends in current armed conflicts, including key international humanitarian law (IHL) and policy issues that have arisen and require attention.

Aimed at students, academics, experts, journalists and diplomats as well as NGOs and international organizations, The War Report also lists current armed conflicts where IHL applies and focuses on selected situations.

This new version of The War Report is a follow-up to the Geneva Academy’s project published as books by Oxford University Press. It will be published in the form of an Academy Briefing and will also be available online.

RESEARCHER

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Annyssa Bellal

Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

Annyssa Bellal's areas of expertise include public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and armed non-state actors.

Publications

Cover of the The War Report 2017 - Libya, A Short Guide on to The Conflict

The War Report 2017 - Libya, A Short Guide on to The Conflict

June 2017

Sari Arraf

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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Cover of the War Report 2016

The War Report 2016

March 2017

Annyssa Bellal

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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Cover of the book The War Report 2014

The War Report 2014

December 2015

Annyssa Bellal

Oxford University Press

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Cover of the book The War Report 2013

The War Report 2013

November 2014

Stuart Casey-Maslen

Oxford University Press

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Cover of the book The War Report 2012

The War Report 2012

December 2013

Stuart Casey-Maslen

Oxford University Press

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2016 Annual Report

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