The first study of this kind, part of broader research on IHL and the UN Security Council.
RULAC classified the armed violence opposing Mozambique to RENAMO splinter groups and the al-Shabab as non-international armed conflicts.
Our Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on IHL Dr Annyssa Bellal travelled this summer to North-East Syria as part of the research project she leads on the practice and interpretation of ANSAs on core IHL norms.
On our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict (RULAC) online portal
An article published in The Journal of Peasant Studies by our Senior Research Fellow Dr Joanna Bourke Martignoni.
The survey aims at improving this unique tool by collecting users’ feedbacks on its content, their use of the information provided on RULAC, and the sections consulted.
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Our new Working Paper discusses how current initiatives on the regulation of artificial intelligence technologies should incorporate the protection and respect for human rights.
Our new Working Paper Non-State Actors and Enforced Disappearances: Defining a Path Forward discusses the growing phenomenon of disappearances committed by non-state actors and the need to rethink the current definition of enforced disappearance to address this reality, improve the situation of victims and ensure proper accountability of non-state actors.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification or are unconventional, experimental or challenging. It thus advances understanding and stimulates debate in the academic community and in policy-making institutions, government and the private sector.
We currently focus on the following four areas, which all raise crucial legal, policy and protection questions.