16 June 2020, 12:00-14:00
Register start 20 April 2020
Register end 12 June 2020
The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict (60 ECTS credits) is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered today.
Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, it provides strong theoretical and practical knowledge and responds to the growing need for specialists to address complex humanitarian challenges.
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Depending on the evolution of the current situation, the open house will either take place at our headquarters Villa Moynier and/or online. We will inform registered participants ahead of the event about the venue.
Please register via this online form.
Registered participants will be informed ahead of the event about the venue (Villa Moynier and/or online).
Olivier Chamard/Geneva Academy
Dr Annyssa Bellal is a Senior Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy and our Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law (IHL). She currently works on a research project on armed groups and IHL.
The RULAC entry on this conflict has been updated with an analysis of the situation and its evolution since the beginning of the conflict back in 2007, as well as developments in 2020 as the fighting continues in spite of COVID-19.
This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights. It addresses key issues like the applicability of human rights in times of armed conflict; the possibilities of restricting human rights under systems of limitations and derogations; and the extraterritorial application of human rights law.
This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, examines the sources of international humanitarian law (IHL). It provides an introduction to the key principles and terminology of IHL.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
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 (IHL). It is primarily a legal reference source for a broad audience, including non-specialists, interested in issues surrounding the classification of armed conflicts under IHL.