Our RULAC online portal concludes that Mexico and the Jalisco Cartel New Generation are parties to a non-international armed conflict.
Our new article provides background information on the current violence in the county, recent developments and the main parties to the conflict in North and South Kivu, Ituri and Northern Katanga.
Our new article provides an overview of the current situation in Syria, details parties to the conflict and maps foreign involvement of countries like the United States (US), Turkey, Iran or Russia.
Our new publication addresses the direct responsibilities of business actors to respect and, in some circumstances, facilitate gender equality guarantees under international human rights law.
Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy led a workshop in Kiev on the protection of persons with disabilities living in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Academics, representatives of international organizations, members of UN treaty bodies, the private sector, business associations and civil society discussed the integration of a ‘gender lens’ to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been affected by several armed conflicts in recent decades. The regions that have been most affected are Kivu, Kasai, and Ituri, although violence is widespread and affects the whole country. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict Online Portal (RULAC) provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of these conflicts, including information about parties.
In the context of our research project on food sustainability and food systems, our Senior Research Fellow Dr Adriana Bessa carried out fieldwork in Kenya and Brazil to discuss the implementation of transformative pilot actions with local rural communities.
UN Photo/Pierre Albouy
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 >