The Law of Non-International Armed Conflicts and Other Contested Issues


Date

04/25/2018

Payment

Payment Required

Cost

1150 Swiss Francs

Address

120B rue de Lausanne
Geneva
GE
1202
Switzerland

Description

This course examines one of the main purpose of international humanitarian law (IHL), which is to mitigate human suffering caused by war. It enables a careful evaluation of the various IHL rules intended to help protect vulnerable persons, such as civilians and prisoners of war, as well as property during armed conflict. It also examines the issue of non-international armed conflict (NIAC) from a variety of perspectives. Following this course, participants will know who and what protected persons and goods are and which IHL rules can be used for their protection in international armed conflicts and NIAC.


Schedule

Courses take place on:

  • Thursday 26 April 18:00-20:30
  • Thursday 3 May 18:00-20:30
  • Thursday 10 May 18:00-20:30
  • Friday 11 May 15:30-18:00
  • Thursday 24 May 18:00-20:30


Who should attend

This 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.

Event Website

https://www.geneva-academy.ch/masters/executive-master/individual-courses/detail/34-the-law-of-non-international-armed-conflicts-and-other-contested-issues

Extras

RSVP Details

executivemaster@geneva-academy.ch

https://www.geneva-academy.ch/masters/executive-master/individual-courses/detail/34-the-law-of-non-international-armed-conflicts-and-other-contested-issues

How to Apply

Applications for this short course must be submitted via the online form. If you encounter problems with your application, do not hesitate to contact us.

Your application will need to include:

  • A short motivation letter (no more than one page)
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Proof of your competence in English (a certificate or statement highlighting your solid background in English)
  • A valid copy of your visa or residence permit (only applicants who require a visa to enter the Schengen area)

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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