This photo exhibition by Giles Duley tells the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflicts.
In 2018, 69 situations of armed violence amounted to armed conflicts according to international humanitarian law and international criminal law. The vast majority are non-international armed conflicts, as in preceding years.
Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, this is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international law in armed conflict offered today.
Our new Research Brief discusses the need to harmonize the list of war crimes that can be committed in international armed conflicts with those that can be committed in non-international armed conflicts.
Our new publication explores state responsibility for human rights violations committed by armed non-state actors in its territory.
Our new Research Brief discusses the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in implementing the UN Declaration.
This training course provides a deep understanding of the international legal framework for the protection of human rights and the environment, with a specific focus on plastic pollution.
This training course explores the relationship between economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) and the SDGs and provides participants with practical tools to include these in their work.
This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the UPR and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.
This IHL Talk will examine the prohibition of starvation under both international humanitarian law and international criminal law. It will also address starvation's humanitarian consequences.
To launch our new publication on persons with disabilities and armed conflict, we host a joint-panel with the ICRC to explore the impact of armed conflict on persons with disabilities.
In his new book published by Elgar International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare Professor Marco Sassòli focuses on controversial issues and on the challenges facing the implementation of international humanitarian law in practice.
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.Read more >
The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.Read more >