Workshop in the oPt on disability in armed conflict News

Addressing the Protection of Persons with Disabilities in Gaza and the West Bank

20 November 2018

Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy led last week a series of workshops in Gaza and the occupied West Bank concerning the protection of persons with disabilities living in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Destroyed Building during the 2008 War News

Georgia-Abkhazia: The Predominance of Irreconcilable Positions

19 October 2018

The War Report article Georgia-Abkhazia: The Predominance of Irreconcilable Positions presents an overview of the Georgia-Abkhaz conflict, its humanitarian implications, as well as the main actors involved.

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Academics and civil society holding the UN declaration after its adoption News

A Major Step towards a Better Protection of the Rights of Peasants

28 September 2018

The adoption of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people living in rural areas is the outcome of more than ten years of work by social movements, civil society organizations, experts, and academic institutions like the Geneva Academy

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THEMATIC AREAS

Peru, Huancasancos. A military helicopter allegedly shot down during the conflict in the early nineties.

Armed Conflict

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Liberia, Monrovia, Central Prison. A detainee, September 2011

Human Rights Protection

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Yemen, Sana'a. Children seeking water, May 2015

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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Peru, Ayacucho. 78 victims received the mortal remains of their beloved who went missing before taking them to their village for a decent burial. Men and women are carrying the coffins of their beloved ones.

Transitional Justice

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Al Mahdi case: accused makes an admission of guilt at trial opening, August 2016

International Criminal Justice

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Colombia, Nariño, Municipio Roberto Payán, Negrito. Children are playing with fake guns.

Weapons Law

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Yemen, Pictures of the situation in the North Yemen where MSF has been assist population who is living under the bombardment of the Saudi coalition.

Law and Security

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Human Rights Council, 31st Session, General view of the room XX and delegates during of the High Level Segment, 29 February 29, 2016.

UN Human Rights Mechanisms

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Our Databases

Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC)

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.

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The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE)

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.

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