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International Institute of Humanitarian Law

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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

  • Population:
  • 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:
    Year of registration: 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
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Grants from Governments
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Other sources
  • Foreign and international grants
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