Special Protection Challenges and International Law

Objectives
By the end of the course, students will be:
- familiar with the legal norms and instruments for the protection of particular persons or groups of persons under international law
- able to apply the law in concrete situations to respond to particular protection challenges
Audience
Professional in humanitarian action wishing to improve knowledge of protection under international law applied to humanitarian contexts
Lawyer wishing to move into the humanitarian sector
Programme
Concepts • Child Protection in Emergency and Armed Conflicts • Humanitarian Access and Terrorism • Protection of Detainees and Prisoners under IHRL and IHL • The Protection of Persons with Disabilities • The Right to Health and to Food • Protection of Victims of Sexual Violence • Protection of Humanitarian Workers
Director
Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva.
Coordination
Dr. Christophe GOLAY, CERAH, IHEID and Maya BREHM, CERAH, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Duration
April 2018
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Application deadline
2 weeks before the start of the course

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 45 33
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

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