INTERNATIONAL DISASTER LAW

7th International Disaster Law Course

Disasters are among the largest threats to human security and development facing the world today. Is international law stepping up? Are humanitarian actors, international/national institutions and scholars ready to face legal and institutional challenges raised by disasters? This 5-day course will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of existing international law and key regulatory issues related to the prevention and management of disasters with a focus on challenges raised by pandemics.

Applicants are kindly invited to carefully review the 鈥楪eneral Information鈥 document of the course before applying.

Registration for 2022 Course is Open

Sanremo and online, 26 鈥 30 September 2022

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Staff of governments, international and regional organizations, NGOs, Red Cross/Red Crescent National Societies, academics, graduate and post-graduate students with interest in humanitarian assistance and disaster management issues.

Through a mixture of lectures, practical exercises and interactive group works, this 5-days course, jointly organized by the聽International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Law, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, and high-profile academics, will provide a dynamic and tailored learning environment. Main topics will include:聽Key legal issues in disaster management;聽Legal and operational challenges in relief operations;聽Human rights protection and other cross-cutting themes in disaster-settings such as protection of cultural property and migration issues;聽International Disaster Law and pandemics;聽Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation law;聽Regional approaches to disaster law.

Through a mixture of lectures, practical exercises and interactive group works, this 5-days course, jointly organized by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Law, the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, and high-profile academics, will provide a dynamic and tailored learning environment. Main topics will include: Key legal issues in disaster management; Legal and operational challenges in relief operations; Human rights protection and other cross-cutting themes in disaster-settings such as protection of cultural property and migration issues; International Disaster Law and pandemics; Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation law; Regional approaches to disaster law.

Participation fee is 鈧650, instead of 鈧750, thanks to the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It must be paid within 30 days from the notification of selection. Please be informed that no scholarships are available for this course. The fee includes participation in the 5-day course, course materials, lunches and coffee breaks, reception drink, farewell dinner, and course certificate. Online attendance is also allowed at the same cost. For online participants, the fee includes the participation in the 5-day course online, digital course materials, access to the IIHL learning platform and digital course certificate. Registration deadline: 19 September 2022

Please consult the 鈥楪eneral Information鈥 document for additional details concerning the course.

Application deadline, Scholarships opportunities and Official Certificate

Candidates are invited to register to the Course by 29 August 2022. A limited number of scholarships is available for the Online Course and cannot therefore be guaranteed purely by application. Scholarships will depend upon funds available to the Institute thanks to the kind contribution of our donors. To apply for a scholarship, you must detail so in the dedicated field in the Registration Form. Please note that the official Certificate of completion will be awarded only to those who attend the Course in full, including participation in live and self-paced sessions, and completion of assignments.