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, 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.

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

If you wish to organize training courses related to the work of United Nations human rights mechanisms, you can contact the Training Hub of our Geneva Human Rights Platform.

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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Ukraine, damaged bicycle and car in front of a destroyed building Short Course

Protection of Persons and Property in International Armed Conflict

18 November - 23 December 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, examines the conduct of hostilities in situations of international armed conflict, also known as the Law of The Hague.

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Al Mahdi case: ICC Trial Chamber VIII issues reparations order, 17 August 2017 Short Course

International Criminal Law: General Principles and International Crimes

24 November - 15 December 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, reviews the origins of international criminal law, its relationship with the international legal order including the UN Security Council and its coexistence with national justice institutions. The scope of international crimes – genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression – is considered alongside initiatives to expand or add to these categories.

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