Law and Security

Measures taken in the name of security pose challenges to the respect of international law, in particular human rights, and risk eroding international law safeguards. Our research on law and security clarifies and analyzes key contemporary issues of the debate. It contributes to policy discussions, and ultimately aims to support the dismantlement of the false dichotomy between respect for international law and security concerns.

Armed Non-State Actors and the Human Rights Council

Completed in December 2016

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Police Use of Force

Completed in December 2015

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The Impact of Counter-Terrorism Laws and Measures on Humanitarian Action

Completed in December 2015

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Counterpiracy under International Law

Completed in December 2013

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The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

Completed in December 2010

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