12 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland - Each year an increasing number of practitioners, international staff, and national experts take to studying International Humanitarian Law to have a better understanding of the rules and international conventions applying to armed conflict and internal violence.

UNOSAT has accumulated substantial experience in satellite analysis in conflict situations and other crises having humanitarian and human security dimensions. A UNOSAT training module on the use of satellite technology for the verification of humanitarian law is part of the course offered annually by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law (IIHL).

The 13th Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law will take place on 24 June-5 July 2013, in both Sanremo (Italy) and Geneva.  For more information and to enroll in the course, see the IIHL website.