Short Courses

North Kivu province, Kitchanga downtown. The insanitary conditions next to the market worsens the situation of the residents affected by the recent violence. Short Courses

The Interplay between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

16-31 March 2017

This course focuses on the interplay between international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law (HRL). Key issues such as the application of human rights in armed conflicts, the extraterritorial application of HRL and the different theories pertaining to the interplay between IHL and HRL, including in particular the lex specialis maxim, are addressed.

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Drawing of soldiers on a wall Short Courses

Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Institutional Reform: An Introduction

30 March - 5 May 2017

This course explores the international dimension of the rule of law and its promotion in transitional contexts, focusing on institutional reform and guarantees of non-recurrence.

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UN Mission patrols disputed area in Sudan Short Courses

Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations

6 April - 4 May 2017

This course provides a concise and systematic treatment of the peacebuilding process in post-conflict and fragile situations.

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ICC Trial Chamber VIII declares Mr Al Mahdi guilty of the war crime of attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu and sentences him to nine years’ imprisonment Short Courses

The International Criminal Court

21 April - 19 May 2017

This course examines the role and activities of the ICC. It addresses questions related to its jurisdiction, structures and procedural regime and provides an introduction to the major debates about interpretation of the ICC Statute.

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Syria, Old city of Aleppo. Destructed houses situated next to the frontline stand side by side alongside intact houses full of occupants just a few meters away from the frontline Short Courses

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

27 April - 1 June 2017

This course aims to study, in depth, an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.

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Our teaching enables specialists to apply legal frameworks to complex situations and challenging processes.

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Executive Education

We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Experts

Our experts are leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Publications

Our publications address current issues and challenges and stimulate debates in the academic community and in policy-making institutions and governments.

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