New Practical Manual on the Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the SDGs that Seek to Realize Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
The Relevance of the UN Human Rights Guidance on Less-Lethal Weapons
The RULAC entry on this conflict has been updated with a section on the origins of the conflict, information about its evolution in 2019-2020, and an analysis as to whether the TAK, a splinter group of the PKK, is also a party to this NIAC.
In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the UN Secretary-General refers to our Guidelines on Investigating Violation of IHL: Law, Policy, and Good Practice – co-published with the ICRC.
Knowledge transfer is at the heart of our activities. During 2019, our professors, researchers and staff have ensured such transfer in IHL, human rights and transitional justice via research, our three masters, training courses, events and the Geneva Human Rights Platform.
This research will analyse how the UNSC has recently dealt with IHL and formulate a series of recommendations to ensure consistency.
On 11 and 26 June 2020, academics and experts in the field of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and animal law discussed online controversial issues related to the status and protection of animals in armed conflict in the context of a research project on this issue.
This online IHL Talk will provide an overview of the rules of international law providing protection to the natural environment, as well as of initiatives aimed at clarifying and/or reinforcing such rules.
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.