One of the most innovative programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered in Europe
To acquire high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice
To acquire the necessary skills to lead and perform effectively in this major forum for human rights diplomacy
To acquire a deep understanding of the international legal framework for the protection of human rights and the environment
Geneva, 12 January - 9 February 2017
Geneva, 13 January - 10 February 2017
Geneva, 3-7 April 2017
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To commemorate Human Rights Day and the 10th Anniversary of the Human Rights Council, panelists at this event will explore how the HRC has developed the concept of universality and responded to the contemporary challenges to the universal application o
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Our new publication examines how the right to life is affected by law enforcement agencies’ use of force and identifies how the HRC could further promote respect for international standards governing policing.
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Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
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Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
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