11th Course on International Humanitarian Law to take place in June with the support of UNITAR

The International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL) is offering the Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law for its 11th consecutive year from June 27 to July 9, 2011 in Sanremo, Italy and in Geneva.

The Summer Course is open to both academics and practitioners seeking to expand their knowledge of International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
Participants range from Government officials and NGO personnel to university faculty and graduate students. Undergraduate students can apply if they will be finishing their degree by the time the course begins.

UNITAR is participating for the second year in the course with a training module by UNOSAT on the use of remote sensing and satellite derived analysis for the verification of violations of humanitarian law in conflict situations.

Click programme to view the schedule of the course. For more information please visit the IIHL’s websiteA brochure on the Institute is also available on their website.

Photo: the premises of teh International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy (courtesy IIHL)