Legal Framework of Humanitarian Action

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
Direction
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. Sharon WEILL, CERAH and Political Sciences Paris

Duration
25 - 29 September 2017
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Registration deadline
10 days before the start of the course

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation/1951

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

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