Customized Training

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We organize customized training courses for international organizations, NGOs, governments, National Human Rights Institutions, judges and lawyers, and the media on issues related to international humanitarian law (IHL), international human rights law, the work of United Nations human rights mechanisms and transitional justice.

These training courses, provided by our experts, are tailored to the needs of partners and audiences. They can run from one day to a full week and take place at our headquarters, Villa Moynier.

Notably, we have organized customized training courses for various governments, the European Union, the International Organization for Migration, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, The New Humanitarian and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights of the University of Oslo.These focused on issues related to UN human rights mechanisms, international law and policies governing the protection of civilians in situations of armed conflict, other situations of violence and natural disasters, IHL and the right to health.

Please contact us if you would like to organize training tailored to you needs.

How We Work

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

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Short Courses

Professionals who are not enrolled in the Executive Master can take individual courses 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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Masters

We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Syria,  Aleppo, great Umayyad mosque. Destructions. Short Course

The Interplay between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

6-20 December 2019

This short course focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights. It addresses key issues like the applicability of human rights in times of armed conflict; the possibilities of restricting human rights under systems of limitations and derogations; and the extraterritorial application of human rights law.

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Ntaganda case: Closing statements.  The closing statements in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court (ICC) started on 28 August 2018 before Trial Chamber VI at the seat of the Court in The Hague (Netherlands). Short Course

The Challenges of International Criminal Justice

9-24 January 2020

This short course intends to provide participants with a solid understanding of the existing pluralistic system of international accountability for international crimes and of its main challenges.

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Somalia, explosion of a bomb in the Mogadishu's market place. Short Course

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

31 January - 14 February 2020

This short 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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