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UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Discusses our Research Project on Disability in Armed Conflict

17 September 2018

Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy presented our research project on disability in armed conflict to the members of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Portrait of Marco Sassòli News

Professor Marco Sassòli Steps in as New Director of the Geneva Academy

3 September 2018

Professor Marco Sassòli has been appointed as the new Director of the Geneva Academy. He takes up this role following the retirement of Professor Robert Roth.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo, Walikale, people walk on a street during th 2011 presidential elections. Event

Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals

26 September 2018, 18:30-20:00

This public conference provides an opportunity to discuss the contributions of UN human rights mechanisms to the monitoring of the SDGs that seek to realize ESCR and their collaboration with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.&am

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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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