Our new research project focuses on armed non-state actors' human rights responsibilities, with a view to build a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address these.
Our new research project focuses on international human rights law and policy related to gender equality guarantees and their application to business activities.
Our 2017 Annual Report is out! It provides a look into our research and educational activities.
This Research Brief provides a summary of the findings and recommendations contained in the more lengthy publication No One Will Be Left Behind.
Our new publication outlines a series of recommendations related to the functioning of United Nations treaty bodies.
In 2017, 55 situations of armed violence amounted to armed conflicts according to the deﬁnitions under international humanitarian law and international criminal law.
While widely recognized as an authoritative reference point for the fight against impunity, the UN Principles to Combat Impunity have so far not received a systematic analysis. The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary fills this gap.
This public conference provides an opportunity to discuss the contributions of UN human rights mechanisms to the monitoring of the SDGs that seek to realize ESCR and their collaboration with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.&am
The Geneva Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Nadia Oulaby as its new Executive Manager.
What are the legal consequences of this withdrawal for the functioning and credibility of the HRC, and for the promotion and protection of human rights? How will this decision affect US’ collaboration with UN Special Procedures and the UPR?
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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 >