1st ONLINE COURSE ON INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT
Online, 31 August – 24 September 2020
The 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.
The Course is developed primarily to benefit mid and senior-level government officials involved in the formulation and application of legislation and policies affecting IDPs. Members of the civil society and the academia, who could positively influence the safeguard of IDP’s rights and advocate for their protection, are also accepted as participants.
- Enhance participants’ understanding of the international norms underpinning the protection of IDPs;
- Promote the use and implementation of the Guiding Principles of Internal Displacement;
- Build up capacities of governments to establish or improve existing legislation and policies on the protection of IDPs;
- Encourage the sharing of experiences and best practices among participants regarding protection of IDPs and the search for solutions.
Participation quota amounts to € 750. It must be remitted before the start of the course by bank transfer. Visa and/or Mastercard are also accepted on the website of the Institute.
Queries on the course registration and administrative questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.