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Basic understanding of (international) law is helpful.

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International Humanitarian LawInternational LawLaw
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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível iniciante

Nível iniciante

Basic understanding of (international) law is helpful.

Horas para completar

Aprox. 11 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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Welcome to this course!

It is great that you are joining us! In this course you will get a deep insight into the law that governs armed conflict. Before you start with “International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice”, we invite you to first take a look around the course content. As you will notice, this MOOC starts with an introduction module in order to help you study successfully in an online environment, and to familiarize you with international humanitarian law. If you encounter any difficulties while studying, please let us know in the forum. For technical difficulties or questions regarding the course certificate, you can always contact the Coursera Learner Helpdesk. We truly hope that you will enjoy this course. Good luck! ...
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1 vídeo (Total de 6 min), 7 leituras
Reading7 leituras
Meet the instructor and his team10min
Welcome to Leiden University, its Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum and the respective partners10min
Complete our short survey5min
Copyright note5min
Tips for studying online5min
Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10min
Overview legal texts and abbreviations10min
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2 horas para concluir

Introduction to International Humanitarian Law

In the first week, we will introduce you to the basic concepts of IHL, its history and place in the international legal order. We will discuss two different areas of IHL, “Hague law” and “Geneva law” respectively, and its main legal instruments. At the end, we will look at armed conflict and the protection of war victims from a human rights law perspective, in an engaging discussion with Prof. Helen Duffy....
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2 vídeos (Total de 11 min), 3 leituras, 1 teste
Video2 videos
Welcome to the Arfula case study2min
Reading3 leituras
Animation video ICRC "Rules of war in a nutshell"5min
Textbook and introduction podcast interview30min
Introduction case study and further readings5min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Test your IHL knowledge20min
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2
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3 horas para concluir

Conflict classification

In this second week, we will study the scope of application of IHL. IHL regulates armed conflict, and therefore we will start by exploring the two different types of armed conflicts: international and non-international armed conflicts (IACs and NIACs). We will also look at the different rules that apply to each type of conflict. In this module, we will furthermore discover special situations of conflict, like belligerent occupation, foreign intervention and NIAC-spill over, which can impact the character of a conflict. At the end of this week we will touch upon situations below the armed conflict threshold, and Prof. Robin Geiss will tell us all about the so-called “global war on terror”....
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5 vídeos (Total de 35 min), 4 leituras, 2 testes
Video5 videos
International armed conflicts9min
Non-international armed conflicts9min
Military interventions, NIAC spill-over and situations below armed conflict8min
Arfula case study3min
Reading4 leituras
Legal sources and textbook30min
Legal sources and textbook20min
Textbook and introduction podcast interview10min
Further readingsmin
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Test your IHL knowledge30min
Arfula case study20min
Semana
3
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4 horas para concluir

Conduct of hostilities

In this week, we will look through the eyes of combatants and other fighters, and learn how military operations should be conducted. We will familiarize ourselves with the most important principles that need to be applied on the battlefield including those of distinction, proportionality, precautions and the prohibition of unnecessary suffering. We will discover that civilians who refrain from hostilities should never be targeted. At the end of this module we will see that IHL also sets limits to the weapons that can be used by combatants, and Prof. Michael Schmitt will share his viewpoint on whether armed drones and other modern technologies like cyber warfare are lawful under IHL. ...
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6 vídeos (Total de 40 min), 3 leituras, 3 testes
Video6 videos
Distinction9min
Proportionality and precautions7min
Military operations in civil wars5min
Lawful weapons8min
Arfula case study1min
Reading3 leituras
Textbook30min
Textbook and introduction podcast interview10min
Further readingsmin
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Combatant status5min
Test your IHL knowledge30min
Arfula case study20min
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4
Horas para completar
5 horas para concluir

Protection of persons

In this module we will look through the eyes of sick and wounded soldiers, detainees, enemy civilians and vulnerable persons in conflict, including children and women. We will discover how IHL safeguards persons who are not - or not anymore - fighting. Together, we will find out that each person should be treated humanely; that detainees should receive water and food; and that young children should never be recruited by the military. At the end of this module, Vincent Bernard from the ICRC will discuss with us the biggest challenges to protect persons who refrain from fighting, and will give us an insight into various IHL success stories across the globe. ...
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6 vídeos (Total de 35 min), 6 leituras, 4 testes
Video6 videos
The sick and wounded8min
Prisoners of war and other detainees8min
Civilians in the hands of the enemy5min
Protection of women, children and journalists5min
Arfula case study1min
Reading6 leituras
Textbook30min
Textbook40min
Legal sources and textbook30min
Women and children affected by war share their story15min
Introduction podcast interview10min
Further readingsmin
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
ICRC's access to detainees10min
Your contribution to the "IHL in Action" platform20min
Test your IHL knowledge30min
Arfula case study20min

Instrutores

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Robert Heinsch

Prof. Dr.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Giulia Pinzauti

Dr.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Emma Irving

Dr.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Cinny Buys

LL.M.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

Sobre Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

Sobre Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum

The Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law provides a platform within the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies (Leiden University) for the research, teaching and dissemination of international humanitarian law (IHL). Additionally, the Forum offers students of the regular Public International Law master in Leiden to participate in its IHL Clinic and to work on research projects of partner institutions in the field. With these activities, the forum aims to create better protection and assistance for victims of war and more respect for humanity in armed conflict....

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