Nigeria, a broken plate on the ground: Maiduguri, Jiddari Polo area. Items brought by displaced persons to represent the things they left behind. IHL Talks

Starvation and Armed Conflicts

2 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

This IHL Talk will examine the prohibition of starvation under both international humanitarian law and international criminal law. It will also address starvation's humanitarian consequences.

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View of the cover page of the publication Disability and Armed Conflict Event

First to be Forgotten – Persons with Disabilities and Armed Conflict

9 May 2019, 18:00-19:30

To launch our new publication on persons with disabilities and armed conflict, we host a joint-panel with the ICRC to explore the impact of armed conflict on persons with disabilities.

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News

Marco Sassòli Focuses in his new IHL Book on Controversies, Solutions and the Challenges Faced when implementing the Law

28 March 2019

In his new book published by Elgar International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare Professor Marco Sassòli focuses on controversial issues and on the challenges facing the implementation of international humanitarian law in practice.

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Videos

Forced Displacement and Demographic Engineering in Syria

Forced Displacement and Demographic Engineering in Syria

Arms Transfer to Conflict-Prone Regions: IHL and Human Rights Criteria under the Arms Trade Treaty

Arms Transfer to Conflict-Prone Regions: IHL and Human Rights Criteria under the Arms Trade Treaty

Search and Rescue Obligations in the Mediterranean Sea

Search and Rescue Obligations in the Mediterranean Sea