The paper provides an overview of this trend, derives provisional lessons-learned on the opportuneness of human rights bodies dealing with IHL and examines issues that would deserve further academic and/or practical examination.
Issued by OHCHR and the outcome of research and broad consultations carried out under the auspices of the Geneva Academy and the University of Pretoria.
9-24 January 2020
This course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
This short course will provide a comprehensive, multidimensional and practical examination of truth commissions, shedding light on both its aims and the practical challenges it has met or is likely to meet.
Panelists will discuss the struggle of Sednaya's former detainees for justice and accountability, and explore the role of current justice and redress initiatives in the contexts of universal jurisdiction and in the documentation of violations.
Robin Geiß, Swiss Chair of IHL at the Geneva Academy, will explore the disruptive potential of new military technologies with a focus on those areas where these technologies could fall through the cracks of the international legal order.
Émilie Max is one of our researchers. She tells us about her background, the research projects she works on and why she decided to work in this field.
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