International Institute of Humanitarian Law

Organization's name: International Institute of Humanitarian Law
Organization's acronym: IIHL
Headquarters address  
Address: Corso Cavallotti 113, 18038, Sanremo

Phone: +390184541848
Fax: +390184541600
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
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  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • English
  • Chinese


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • De-mining
  • Disarmament
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • International Law
  • International Security
  • Justice
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • Peace and Security
  • Refugees
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Torture
  • Violence

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Capacity building
  • Human rights of women
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and armed conflict

  • International migration
  • Population distribution and internal migration

Social Development:
  • Conflict

Sustainable Development:
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Disaster management and vulnerability

Peace and Development in Africa:
  • Development in Africa
  • Peace in Africa

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
Geographic scope: International
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1970
Year of registration (YYYY): 1983
Organizational structure: The statutory bodies of the Institute are as follows: a) The General Assembly; b) The President; c) The Council; d) The Executive Board; e) The Secretary-General; f) The Treasurer
Number and type of members: More than 300 members. Members are persons who has particularly distinguished himself/herself through competence or activities in the field of International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law and Refugee Law. Institutions significantly contributing to the activities of the Institute may also be admitted by the Council as Members of the Institute.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Other sources
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

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