This course aims to improve scholars' understanding of current issues and the relevance of international humanitarian law; practical implementation of human rights norms; humanitarian assistance to conflict victims; monitoring of human rights violations; and prosecution of heinous war criminals through the International Criminal Court (ICC) with an orientation to various modules of peace-building in the context of increasing globalization. Practical application of instances and references from other countries will serve as appropriate illustrations for each topic area.
This course is designed to meet the needs of mid-career professionals interested in working for UN Human Rights Organizations, UN Peacekeeping Missions, and Humanitarian agencies to report, record, investigate, and monitor human rights violations, as well as assisting conflict victims and providing peace/security during conflict situations.
The 1-year program covers 600 marks in total distributed in the 6 structures as below:
|1||International Humanitarian Laws and Implementation||100|
|2||International Crime Law and Court System||100|
|3||Protection of Women and Children in Armed Conflict||100|
|4||Conflict and Transformation||100|
|5||Report Writing and Field Research||100|