DEPARTMENT

Special Projects and Initiatives

Special projects and initiatives are complementary efforts through which the Institute promotes International Humanitarian Law. Priority projects and initiatives include, Proyectos Especiales y Actividades de Capacitaci贸n para Latinoam茅rica, Summer Course on IHL, Dipl么me Universitaire en Droit International Humanitaire, and select European funded projects.
Proyectos Especiales y Actividades de Capacitaci贸n para Latinoam茅rica is a set of specific training activities tailored to the needs of Spanish-speaking audience of practitioners and interested professionals from Latin American organisation and institution. The Course is developed by the Department of International Humanitarin Law and Law of Armed Conflict and is offered at specific periods yearly. The Summer Course on IHL is partly held in Sanremo and Geneva (Switzerland), and the Dipl么me Universitaire en Droit International Humanitaire is organized in collaboration with the Institut de la Paix et du D茅veloppement in Nice (France). The Department is also actively involved in European funded projects in different fields such as citizenship and peace education, integration of migrant children and policy-support in the area of social integration.