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13-14 November 2019

The role of human rights mechanisms in implementing international humanitarian law

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Session of the UN Human Rights Committee Session of the UN Human Rights Committee

This scientific colloquium during the 2019 Geneva Human Rights Week, organized by the University of Geneva in cooperation with the Geneva Academy, will discuss the implementation of international humanitarian law by human rights mechanisms.

The Geneva Academy paper Implementing International Humanitarian Law through Human Rights Mechanisms: Opportunity or Utopia? will be presented and discussed on this occasion. The paper provides an overview of this trend, derives provisional lessons-learned on the opportuneness of human rights bodies dealing with IHL and examines issues that would deserve further academic and/or practical examination.

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