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New Research Brief Outlines the Methodology, Research Questions and Focus of a Major Research Project on Armed Non-State Actor

11 December 2019

The Research Brief From Words to Deeds: A Study of Armed Non-State Actors’ Practice and Interpretations of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Norms summarizes the focus, objectives, methodology and research questions of this project.

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Iraq: An Ongoing Non-International Armed Conflict despite the Claimed Victory against ISIS

19 November 2019

Our new War Report article Iraq: Any Hope for Change? provides an overview of the non-international armed conflict in the country, including information about the classification of the conflict, its history, parties and developments in 2019.

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Human rights, gender and corruption: linkages, good practices, potential and limitations

18 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

This event aims at raising awareness of the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights and the consequent need to undertake effective anti-corruption measures.

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Investigating Violations of IHL: Law, Policy and Good Practice

Investigating Violations of IHL: Law, Policy and Good Practice

Permanent Record? Privacy, Data Protection and Humanitarian Action

Permanent Record? Privacy, Data Protection and Humanitarian Action

Celebrating in Style Uncharted Perspectives on the Geneva Conventions of 1949

Celebrating in Style Uncharted Perspectives on the Geneva Conventions of 1949