International Institute Of Humanitarian Law

Objectives and Mission: 

International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL) aims to promote international humanitarian law, human rights, refugee law and related issues. It especially encourages dialogue among governments, organizations and institutions concerned with humanitarian issues, together with individual experts. It works in close collaboration with the most important international organisations dedicated to the humanitarian cause, including the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). To promote the implementation, development and dissemination of international humanitarian law in all its dimensions and contribute to the safeguarding and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the world. Priority issues: Humanitarian law in military conflicts; international refugee law.

General description: 

Promoting all joint attempts by authors or publishers of any country to create RROs; establishing formal agreements and informal relationships between and on behalf of its members; defining efficient methods for the conveyance of rights and fees between rights holders and users in compliance with the principle of national treatment; improving public awareness of the need for effective RROs all over the world; developing studies and information exchange systems and representing and promoting reproduction rights and other rights applicable to copyright works organizations in international fora.

Country Presence: 
Field of Interest: 
Armed conflicts, Human rights, Refugees