Bentiu, South Sudan, two boys walk in a river News

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

8 May 2018

This Research Brief provides a summary of the findings and recommendations contained in the more lengthy publication No One Will Be Left Behind.

Read more >

On 10 March 2015, six new judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) were sworn in at a ceremony held at the seat of the Court in The Hague (Netherlands). IHL Talks

Where Do We Go From Here? The International Criminal Court 20 Years After Rome

25 May 2018, 12:15-14:00

This IHL Talk will reflect on the Court’s challenges and ways to address them, as well as how the UN Human Rights Council and other institutions in Geneva can contribute to the work of the Court.

Read more >

Cover page of the book Event

Book Launch: The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

4 June 2018, 18:30-20:00

In this book launch, the two editors Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger will provide an overview of the project followed by a discussion with a group of distinguished scholars and practitioners.

Read more >

THEMATIC AREAS

Peru, Huancasancos. A military helicopter allegedly shot down during the conflict in the early nineties.

Armed Conflict

Discover

Liberia, Monrovia, Central Prison. A detainee, September 2011

Human Rights Protection

Discover

Yemen, Sana'a. Children seeking water, May 2015

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Discover

Peru, Ayacucho. 78 victims received the mortal remains of their beloved who went missing before taking them to their village for a decent burial. Men and women are carrying the coffins of their beloved ones.

Transitional Justice

Discover

Al Mahdi case: accused makes an admission of guilt at trial opening, August 2016

International Criminal Justice

Discover

Colombia, Nariño, Municipio Roberto Payán, Negrito. Children are playing with fake guns.

Weapons Law

Discover

Yemen, Pictures of the situation in the North Yemen where MSF has been assist population who is living under the bombardment of the Saudi coalition.

Law and Security

Discover

Human Rights Council, 31st Session, General view of the room XX and delegates during of the High Level Segment, 29 February 29, 2016.

UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Discover

Our Databases

Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC)

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)

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 >

Our Platforms

Our platforms address topical issues and challenges in the human rights and international humanitarian law fields. They are informed by our research and advance understanding and stimulates debate in the academic community, in policy-making institutions and government.

Read more >