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Our new publication analyses institutional cooperation initiatives at the domestic level designed to strengthen human rights implementation.
LLM in IHL and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice
Co-published with the ICRC, they provide key guidance to States aiming to conduct investigations of IHL violations, but also to other bodies and individuals seeking a more detailed understanding of investigations in armed conflict.
Online side event at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the Geneva Academy, the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN Special Procedures and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
At an online workshop – one of the first steps of a research project on the humanitarian consequences and protection needs caused by the digitalization of armed conflicts – cyber experts discussed the humanitarian and societal impact of military cyber operations.
Organized with the ICRC, this advanced IHL seminar aims to enhance the capacity of lecturers and researchers to teach and research IHL and contemporary issues arising during armed conflict, while also equipping policy-makers with an in-depth understanding of ongoing legal debates and their relevance to decision-making.
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Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
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