15 June 2021, 14:00-15:30
This online IHL Talk aims at shining light on legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict. In addition to defining the legal framework applicable to the provision of vaccines to populations living in an occupied territory, it will also touch upon armed non-state actors’ response to the pandemic and the establishment of vaccination centers in the territories they control. The discussion will finally address overarching considerations of humanitarian policy related to national vaccinations campaigns.
This online IHL Talk discussed the legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict.
The IHL Talks are a series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policymakers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.
Tijana Kukanjac is enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. She tells about her background, the programme and what it will bring to her career.
In addition to the ongoing non-international armed conflict (NIAC) that opposes Ethiopia to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, our RULAC online portal just classified a parallel NIAC between Ethiopia and the Oromo Liberation Army.
This online short course focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights. It addresses key issues like the applicability of human rights in times of armed conflict; the possibilities of restricting human rights under systems of limitations and derogations; and the extraterritorial application of human rights law.
This online short course provides an in-depth study of an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
This project examined how IHL could be more systematically, appropriately and correctly dealt with by the human rights mechanisms emanating from the UN Charter, as well as from universal and regional treaties.