6 December 2023 - 30 January 2024
Application start 20 August 2023
Application end 22 November 2023
Fee: 1250 Swiss Francs
This online short course will examine the sources of international humanitarian law (IHL), as well as the threshold criteria for its applicability in an armed conflict. It will provide an introduction to the key principles and terminology of IHL, and lay the groundwork for the following courses on IHL. After completing this course, participants will have a thorough knowledge of the sources of International Law applicable to armed conflicts and its scope of application.
This is an online short course.
Classes will take place online during lunchtime on:
This online short course forms part of the Geneva Academy Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. It is open to professionals – diplomats, lawyers, legal advisers, judges, NGO staff, human rights advocates, media specialists, professionals working in emergency situations, UN staff and staff from other international organizations – who are not enrolled in the Executive Master and who want to deepen their expertise in this specific issue.
The fee for this short course is 1,250 Swiss Francs. In case of cancellation by the participants, CHF 200 won't be returned.
Participants obtain a certificate at the end of the course (no ECTS credits are gained).
Applications must be submitted via this online form.
Once admitted to the course, participants receive instructions on how to pay. Proof of payment is required before you begin the course.
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