The President of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) appointed Professor Clapham to serve as a member of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan charged with monitoring and assessing the human rights situation in the country.
Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database features nine new military occupations.
Giles Duley document and tell the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict.
11 January - 8 February 2018 (Thursday Evenings)
12 January - 9 February 2018 (Fridays 15:30-18:00)
24 January - 2 February 2018
Geneva, 16 February - 16 March 2018 (Fridays 15:30-18:00)
With armed conflicts taking place in many parts of the Muslim world arises the question of the compatibility of international humanitarian law (IHL) and Islamic law.
Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database features new non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) that are taking place in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and Somalia. It provides, for each conflict, the factual and methodological basis for its classification and identifies the parties and the applicable international law. Visitors can discover these new NIACs either by browsing the map or by browsing conflicts by type or region.
As members of this group, our alumni will be able to connect with each other, share information regarding job opportunities and internships, plan informal meetings and networking events in their area, discuss topical issues, share articles and experiences, and more.
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
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 Enyclopedia (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 >