This photo exhibition by Giles Duley tells the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflicts.
Our 2018 Annual Report is out! It provides an overview of our manifold research and education activities.
In 2018, 69 situations of armed violence amounted to armed conflicts according to international humanitarian law and international criminal law. The vast majority are non-international armed conflicts, as in preceding years.
Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, this is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international law in armed conflict offered today.
This training course provides a deep understanding of the international legal framework for the protection of human rights and the environment, with a specific focus on plastic pollution.
This training course explores the relationship between economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) and the SDGs and provides participants with practical tools to include these in their work.
This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the UPR and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.
Our new publication The Right to Seeds in Europe focuses on the steps that the European Union (EU) and EU member states shall take, via the implementation of the UN Declaration, to better protect this right in Europe.
The first Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform will focus on the connectivity of human rights mechanisms.
In this launch event, key experts will comment and dialogue with Professor Sassòli on specific aspects of his new book.
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.Read more >
The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.Read more >