Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law

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Noam Lubell is Professor of Public International Law and Head of the School of Law at the University of Essex, and also the Rapporteur of the International Law Association's Committee on the Use of Force. He has been the Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law (Swiss IHL Chair) since 2013.

As IHL Chair, he initiated a research project in 2014 on The Duty to Investigate under International Law. This project aims to identify standards that states should apply when they investigate or examine alleged violations or misconduct in situations that involve combat, conflict or use of force.

The Swiss IHL Chair develops and promotes Geneva Academy expertise in IHL via policy work, cutting-edge research, expert meetings, the development of partnerships and teaching.

Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Kivu province, Kitchanga downtown. The insanitary conditions next to the market worsen the situation of the residents affected by the recent violence. Event

Fragmented Wars: Multi-Territorial Military Operations against Armed Groups

20 February 2017, 18:00-20:00

On the occasion of the opening of the Spring Semester Noam Lubell, Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law, will examine the legal complexities arising from military actions against armed groups that are located in multiple states.

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Expert Seminar - Using New Technologies to Enhance Protection During Armed Conflict

15 November 2016

This seminar looks at new ways in which technological advances can enhance protection for victims of armed conflict.