Sanctions in Public International Law

Training
from Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Registration deadline: 06 Feb 2020 Training date: 13 Feb 2020 to 13 Mar 2020 More Information

Descriptive

What role do sanctions play in international law? What are the conditions for implementing sanctions against a state? Who decides? Are sanctions a useful tool for avoiding or stopping armed conflicts?

This course provides an introduction to the regime of sanctions under international law and their effectiveness in addressing contemporary forms of conflict. It addresses the questions related to international state responsibility, the pacific settlement of international disputes and the role of the International Court of Justice.

Audience

This short course forms part of the Geneva Academy Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. It is open to professionals – diplomats, lawyers, legal advisers, judges, NGO staff, human rights advocates, media specialists, professionals working in emergency situations, UN staff and staff from other international organizations – who are not enrolled in the Executive Master and who want to deepen their expertise in this specific issue.

Schedule

Classes take place on:

  • Friday 13 February 2020, 15:30 – 18:00
  • Friday 21 February 2020, 15:30 – 18:00
  • Friday 28 February 2020, 15:30 – 18:00
  • Friday 6 March 2020, 18:15 – 20:45
  • Friday 13 March 2020, 18:15 – 20:45

Certificate

Participants obtain a certificate at the end of the course (no ECTS credits are gained).

Fee information:
The fee to attend this course is 1,150 Swiss Francs
How to register:

Applications for this short course must be submitted via the online form. If you encounter problems with your application, do not hesitate to contact us.

Your application will need to include:

  • A short motivation letter (no more than one page)
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Proof of your competence in English (a certificate or statement highlighting your solid background in English)
  • A valid copy of your visa or residence permit (only applicants who require a visa to enter the Schengen area)

Once admitted to the course, participants receive instructions on how to pay. Proof of payment is required before you begin the course.