The War Report: Armed Conflicts and their Consequences
The War Report identifies and describes all armed conflicts in the previous calendar year. It also gives information about ongoing crisis and conflicts. The War Report is designed as a resource for those working in the field, governments, policy-makers, journalists, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) project, which was initiated on 1 May 2007, is a global database dealing with the implementation of international law in situations of international and non-international armed conflict. It is the only website that systematically qualifies situations of armed violence in accordance with the definition of armed conflict under international criminal law and international humanitarian law.
Training on Leading in the Human Rights Council: Skills for personal effectiveness
Dates: 2-6 February 2015
Five evening sessions (part-time)
The training will combine some theory, background and insights (about negotiations, the HRC and its functional history) with applied skills and techniques--including best practices and opportunities to enhance personal effectiveness. Sessions will be designed to address cross-cutting issues and will build participant skills through simulation exercises, small group breakouts, and role-playing. Instructors will include those from the Graduate Institute and Geneva Academy, as well as actors working with (or in the domain) of the Human Rights Council.
LL.M.-MAS of Advanced Studies in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Applications for the Academic year 2015-2016 are now open!
The LL.M. provides students with a unique opportunity to follow advanced courses and seminars in all branches of international law, applicable to situations of armed conflict and to grasp fully the interplay between them.
The contents of the Casebook on theory and practice of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) "How does Law Protect in War?", published by the ICRC and written by Marco Sassòli (who teaches IHL at the MAS of the Academy), Antoine A. Bouvier (legal advisor of the ICRC) and Anne Quintin (teaching assistant at the Academy) is now available on an interactive Internet platform created by the ICRC.
The Academy aims at leading and promoting high level research and Policy Studies in its different areas of expertise, related to international norms in armed conflict and human rights policy questions, including international humanitarian law.
The Antonio Cassese Initiative for Justice, Peace and Humanity is to promote global activities in various disciplines, including human rights, peace, international justice, transitional justice and development