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International Military Course on IHL (English, Chinese, Russian) 8:30 am
International Military Course on IHL (English, Chinese, Russian) @ IIHL
Oct 29 @ 8:30 am – Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm
The general aim of the course is to provide military officers, including operators and military lawyers, as well as civilians, with the opportunity to learn how to apply the principles ...
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Course on Refugee Law (Arabic) 9:00 am
Course on Refugee Law (Arabic) @ IIHL
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm
The Arab world, in particular the Middle East, is witnessing a forced displacement crisis of unprecedented dimension. Within this context, it is urgent to develop the capacity of all stakeholders ...
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Course on the Law of Internal Displacement (IDPs) 9:00 am
Course on the Law of Internal Displacement (IDPs)
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm
The annual course on the Law on Internal Displacement is organized by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in cooperation with the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally ...
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Course on the Law of Internal Displacement (IDPs)
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm

The annual course on the Law on Internal Displacement is organized by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in cooperation with the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee. The course is designed for government officials and NGOs personnel responsible for and dealing with IDPs issues. The courses last five days and is conducted in English. 

More information available here.

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Course for Directors and Instructors of training programmes in IHL (French) @ IIHL
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm

L’objectif du cours est de permettre à ces officiers, employés dans des fonctions parfois différentes, et qui sont chargés de la planification de la formation et diffusion du Droit international humanitaire (DIH), d’analyser les besoins, de définir les objectifs, de développer les programmes d’enseignement et d’intégrer le DIH dans les programmes de l’éducation continue des différentes catégories de personnel au sein des forces armées.

Pour plus d’informations veuillez aller sur la page du cours.

Course for Directors and Instructors of training programmes in IHL (English) @ Villa Ormond
Dec 3 @ 8:30 am – Dec 7 @ 12:30 pm

International Humanitarian Law (IHL) places a duty on States to ensure knowledge of and respect for its implementation. This duty obliges States to ensure that all members of their armed forces are properly trained on IHL according to the requirements of the various levels of responsibility. IHL is a vast subject, requiring different approaches according to the specific circumstances.

The Course for Directors and Instructors of Training Programmes in IHL is designed for military officers, military lawyers and others responsible in planning IHL training and education programmes or those who are involved in writing doctrine, determining training requirements, curriculum development, the design of course modules and materials for IHL education within their armed forces (Directors) and military officers and military lawyers responsible for teaching IHL (Instructors).

More info available here.

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International Migration Law Course
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm

The Course is organised by the International Migration Law and Legal Affairs Department (IML) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in cooperation with the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL). The five-day Course on International Migration Law (IML) is designed for government officials, academia, representatives of international and non-governmental organizations, as well as members of the civil society. It will focus on the international legal framework governing migration, including the rights and responsibilities of States and migrants. The key objective of this Course is to raise the awareness of government officials and those working in the migration context of the importance of international legal instruments in the management of migration.

Please note that participants are selected directly by the co-organizers. Regretfully, any unsolicited applications cannot be taken into account.

More information available here.

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Course on Refugee Law (English) @ IIHL
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm

The course aim to increase the knowledge and skills of government officials involved in the formulation and the application of legislation and policies affecting people in need of protection, and who have only a basic knowledge of International Refugee Law. They are also open to those interested from civil society, particularly those in advocacy for the protection of forcibly uprooted people.

More info are available here.

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International Military Course on IHL (Arabic) @ IIHL
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – Mar 8 @ 12:30 pm

The general aim of the course is to provide military officers, including operators and military lawyers, as well as civilians, with the opportunity to learn how to apply the principles and rules of the Laws of Armed Conflict (LOAC). The teaching methodology used for this course comprises a combination of central presentations and class work.

The class work itself consists largely of a series of exercises conducted under the guidance of class leaders using classic current military planning and staff processes, leading the course through a series of IHL and other relevant legal issues arising during military operations at all levels of intensity. At the end of the course, participants attain a sound knowledge of the principles and rules of LOAC and are able to apply these in a practical manner in a range of operational scenarios.

 Programme

MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE COURSE WEBPAGE.
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Statelessness Course (English) @ IIHL
Mar 12 @ 8:45 am – Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm

The course on Statelessness is organized by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The course is designed for government officials and NGOs dealing with stateless people or looking into addressing statelessness in their country. The course lasts four days and is conducted in English. This course responds to the increasing demand for information on statelessness and ways to prevent and reduce statelessness. It includes presentations, case studies, simulations and practical exercises led by experts.

More information in the course webpage.

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Course on Refugee Law (English) @ IIHL
Mar 19 @ 8:45 am – Mar 23 @ 12:30 pm

The course aim to increase the knowledge and skills of government officials involved in the formulation and the application of legislation and policies affecting people in need of protection, and who have only a basic knowledge of International Refugee Law. They are also open to those interested from civil society, particularly those in advocacy for the protection of forcibly uprooted people.

Participants have the opportunity to interact with the practitioners and experts in the field of refugee and migrant protection, who facilitate the various thematic sessions of the programmes. Different learning methodologies are used to encourage participants to apply knowledge and skills acquired in operations in a practical and pragmatic manner. Course duration is one week. Applicants must be fluent in English and the deadline for applications is one month prior to the start of the course.

More information available here.

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COMPETITION ON LOAC FOR MILITARY ACADEMIES
Mar 25 @ 8:30 am – Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm

The Academies Competition provides teams of 3 Officer Cadets from the top military academies from around the world with an early appreciation of the critical importance of humanitarian law in multi-national military operations. This is achieved by dividing the cadets into multi-national mixed teams representing fictional countries involved in an escalating international military operations.

For more information click here.

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Statelessness Course (Arabic) @ IIHL
Apr 2 @ 8:45 am – Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm

The course on Statelessness is organized by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The course is designed for government officials and NGOs dealing with stateless people or looking into addressing statelessness in their country. The course lasts four days and is conducted in English. This course responds to the increasing demand for information on statelessness and ways to prevent and reduce statelessness. It includes presentations, case studies, simulations and practical exercises led by experts.

More information in the course webpage.