This rapid e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to uphold IHL. The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are the core treaties of IHL and are the most comprehensive guidelines to mitigate the effects of warfare. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a special role in upholding the Geneva Conventions. The course also examines other mechanisms and special courts that enforce IHL, like the International Criminal Court. Finally, the course looks at the special legal protections afforded to certain groups, including children, refugees and women.
Ce cours rapide donne une vue d'ensemble des institutions et des procédures légales qui servent à protéger les enfants. Le cours combine du texte avec du multimédia riche, incluent des vidéos et des podcasts. Des tests encouragent l'engagement de l'apprenant et afferment les ouvrages du cours.
This rapid e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to protect refugees and internally displaced persons. The course takes 3 to 6 hours to complete and combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks and quizzes engage the learner and reinforce the knowledge learned.
This rapid e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to fulfil the rights of children. In 3 to 6 hours you will explore particular themes that address how children's rights are being compromised, the efforts being made to stop the violations of children's rights, and how to do your part to help. The course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks reinforce the information learned. Assignments engage you to solve specific problems and point you to useful resources.