An update by the Co-Directors of our Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger on the programme and 2018 class.
The RULAC online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of the non-international armed conflict (NIAC) between Nigeria and Boko Haram.
Our new publication addresses the direct responsibilities of business actors to respect and, in some circumstances, facilitate gender equality guarantees under international human rights law.
Our portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of the various non-international armed conflicts that are taking place in Colombia.
We co-organized with the BCHR-network a consultation for the UN working group on business and human Rights to inform their new project on business in conflict and post-conflict settings.
On 23 November 2018, the two coordinators of the Geneva Human Rights Platform organized a briefing for states on the future of United Nations treaty bodies.
Our new Research Brief Human Rights and Food Sustainability identifies a number of international human rights standards to take into accountwhen developing normative and policy frameworks governing food systems.
The War Report article presents an overview of the situation in Crimea, including the peninsula’s history, the 2014 annexation by Russia, the main actors involved and recent developments.
Will De Freitas
The War Report article The Eritrea-Ethiopia Armed Conflict provides detailed information about the history of this conflict, the peace process and the final Algiers Agreement, the deployment of peacekeeping operations until 2008, the work and conclusions of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission (EECC), as well as recent developments.
The Egyptian Government is involved, in the Sinai Peninsula, in a non-international armed conflict (NIAC) against Wilayat Sinai, an armed group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State group. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of this NIAC.
Our Senior Researcher Alice Priddy led last week a workshop in Kiev – in partnership with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Global Protection Cluster in Ukraine – on the protection of persons with disabilities living in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk.
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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 >
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