New Practical Manual on the Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the SDGs that Seek to Realize Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Following the easing of lockdown measures announced by the Swiss Federal Council, we are gradually reopening our doors.
Until Sunday 7 June, flags with the Geneva Human Rights Platform logo will be flying on the Mont-Blanc Bridge.
The RULAC entry on this conflict has been updated with a section on the origins of the conflict, information about its evolution in 2019-2020, and an analysis as to whether the TAK, a splinter group of the PKK, is also a party to this NIAC.
In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the UN Secretary-General refers to our Guidelines on Investigating Violation of IHL: Law, Policy, and Good Practice – co-published with the ICRC.
Knowledge transfer is at the heart of our activities. During 2019, our professors, researchers and staff have ensured such transfer in IHL, human rights and transitional justice via research, our three masters, training courses, events and the Geneva Human Rights Platform.
For the new academic year that will start in October 2020.
Diakonia Lebanon IHL Resource Desk
Organized by the ICRC, Diakonia Lebanon Resource Desk for IHL and the Geneva Academy, it aims at empowering the next generation of international lawyers from the region with advanced knowledge of international law applicable in armed conflict
On 11 and 26 June 2020, academics and experts in the field of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and animal law discussed online controversial issues related to the status and protection of animals in armed conflict in the context of a research project on this issue.
This online IHL Talk will provide an overview of the rules of international law providing protection to the natural environment, as well as of initiatives aimed at clarifying and/or reinforcing such rules.
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