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, at the national level or online.

Notably, we have organized customized training courses for various governments, the European Union, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, the Moroccan Interministerial Delegation for Human Rights, 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 your 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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A general view of participants during of the 33nd ordinary session of the Human Rights Council. Training

The Universal Periodic Review and the UN Human Rights System: Raising the Bar on Accountability

8-12 November 2021

This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.

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A farmer in her field, DRC Training

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants

6-10 September 2021

From its adoption to its content and implementation, this training course provides a comprehensive overview of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants, as well as tools to protect and promote the rights of peasants, rural women, fisher, pastoralist and nomadic communities, as well as agricultural workers.

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Greece, ylakio, pre-removal center. Short Course

Introduction to International Human Rights Law

14-29 October 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, will provide participants with an introduction to substantive human rights law. It will start with an introduction to the nature and sources of international human rights law and its place in the international legal system. The course will then provide a presentation of the main principles applicable to substantive rights (jurisdiction, obligation and limitations).

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