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Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Online side event at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the Geneva Academy, the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN Special Procedures and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Dr Annyssa Bellal Receives a Major Grant to Conduct Research on Armed Non-State Actors

25 February 2021

Our Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law and Senior Research Fellow Dr Annyssa Bellal received a two-year grant from UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) to conduct research on armed non-state actors and their practice and interpretation of IHL and human rights norms.

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National Strategies for Human Rights Monitoring and Implementation

12 February 2021

Our new publication analyses institutional cooperation initiatives at the domestic level designed to strengthen human rights implementation.

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