Our new Research Brief discusses the need to harmonize the list of war crimes that can be committed in international armed conflicts with those that can be committed in non-international armed conflicts.
Our new publication explores state responsibility for human rights violations committed by armed non-state actors in its territory.
This training course provides a deep understanding of the international legal framework for the protection of human rights and the environment, with a specific focus on plastic pollution.
This training course explores the relationship between economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) and the SDGs and provides participants with practical tools to include these in their work.
We are delighted to invite all our alumni for the 2019 Alumni Gathering that will take place on Saturday 25 May 2019 in Geneva!
This discussion follows the publication of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2019 by TRIAL International which focuses on the challenges of investigating and prosecuting mass crimes remotely.
Our submission for the upcoming report of the United Nations Secretary-General – the final official input into the intergovernmental debate on the 2020 treaty body review – summarizes the recommendations entailed in our publication Optimizing the UN Treaty Body System.
Our new Research Brief The Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas discusses the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders, including states and United Nations human rights mechanisms, in implementing the UN Declaration.
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Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.Read more >
The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.Read more >