Short course Legal Framework of Humanitarian Action 2019

Objectives

  • Analyse the legal dimensions of humanitarian crises
  • Present the main rules of international humanitarian and human rights law pertaining to humanitarian action
  • Explain the key provisions of international refugee law
  • Apply the relevant rules of international law in a specific case

Audience

Professional working in humanitarian action wishing to improve his knowledge in international law applied to humanitarian contexts

Programme

  • The Legal Framework of Humanitarian Action
  • Human Rights Law and Social Exclusion
  • Introduction to Forced Migration and the Protection of Refugees
  • IHL and Human Rights Law: The Use of Force and the Protection of Civilians
  • International Humanitarian Law and Non-state Actors
  • Humanitarian Access
  • Introduction to International Criminal Law and Court

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dr. Sharon WEILL, CERAH and Political Sciences Paris

Duration

17 September 2018 - 21 September 2018
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Information

CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

3 September 2018
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees

CHF 1'500.-

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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