The paper provides an overview of this trend, derives provisional lessons-learned on the opportuneness of human rights bodies dealing with IHL and examines issues that would deserve further academic and/or practical examination.
Issued by OHCHR and the outcome of research and broad consultations carried out under the auspices of the Geneva Academy and the University of Pretoria.
Based on research undertaken under the auspices of the Geneva Academy, it intends to clarify the conditions of accountability for international crimes.
These Guidelines aim to bring much needed clarity and support for the conduct of effective investigations into violations of IHL.
6-20 December 2019
9-24 January 2020
Our new War Report article Iraq: Any Hope for Change? provides an overview of the non-international armed conflict in the country, including information about the classification of the conflict, its history, parties and developments in 2019.
This event, hosted with the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights, will discuss business strategies to identify, analyse and resolve risks for modern slavery in global supply chains.
This event, hosted by the Geneva Academy, is part of the Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law Seminar Series 2019– 2020, co-convened by scholars from the Universities of Durham, Exeter, Reading and Oxford.
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