Online Survey of our RULAC Online Portal

We are starting a one-month online survey of our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict online portal.

The survey aims at improving this unique tool by collecting users’ feedbacks on its content, their use of the information provided on RULAC, and the sections consulted.

‘The survey will also allow us to better know our audience, how RULAC’s visitors use the information provided on the website and whether this information supports their work’ explains Dr Chiara Redaelli, Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy.

It takes approximately five minutes to complete the survey. The data collected will be treated with the utmost care and security and the survey is anonymous.

‘We are very grateful to those who will take the time to answer our questions as this will allow us to improve this unique tool’ says Dr Redaelli.

About RULAC

 

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 (IHL). It is primarily a legal reference source for a broad audience, including non-specialists, interested in issues surrounding the classification of armed conflicts under IHL.

RULAC is currently monitoring more than 80 armed conflicts involving at least 55 states and more than 70 armed non-State actors.

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