Human rights advocates talk about the challenges they face and the tactics they use in documenting and reporting human rights violations and securing justice for victims in conflict.
US ArmyIHL Talks
This IHL Talk will focus on the major challenges in the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty as well as on the opportunities it offers to halt the transfer of weapons when they could be used to violate IHL and IHRL.
US ArmyMilitary Briefings
This Military Briefing will give a military perspective on the impact of international human rights law on military operations, focusing particularly on the British experience in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.
This public conference provides an opportunity to discuss the contributions of UN human rights mechanisms to the monitoring of the SDGs that seek to realize ESCR and their collaboration with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.&am
In this opening lecture of the academic year, Elisabeth Decrey Warner will share her experience, as Co-Founder and Former Executive President of Geneva Call, of promoting respect of international humanitarian law by armed non-state actors.
UN Photo/JC McIlwaineImprovised Explosive Devices
With the view of connecting discussions on improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Geneva and New York, the 2018 platform meeting will discuss the scope of the 2018 UN General Assembly resolution on IEDs.
As the second in a series of talks on IHL brought to you by the UN Library Geneva in collaboration with the Geneva Academy, this Library Talk will explore the application of IHL to contemporary conflicts as related to armed non-state actors.
UN Photo / Jean-Marc FerréEvent
What are the legal consequences of this withdrawal for the functioning and credibility of the HRC, and for the promotion and protection of human rights? How will this decision affect US’ collaboration with UN Special Procedures and the UPR?
ICRCCurrent Issues in Armed Conflict Conference
This year's edition will take place in London and will notably discuss the global system for accountability, reparations and justice, the qualification of armed conflict, armed gangs and organized crime and emerging military technologies.
This event accompanies the launch of a brand new online resource PolicingLaw.info. On this occasion, panelists will will discuss the importance of domestic legal regulations of the use of force by law enforcement officials.