INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW JANUARY SEMESTER 2021
Beth Muthee

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW JANUARY SEMESTER 2021

1.  PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

The course will provide students with an appreciation of the accountability systems before and after World War II for both states and individuals in conduct of war, highlighting the central concern of protection of people and civilian properties in times of war. 

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:-

1. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the sources  and nature of International Law and its linkage with International Humanitarian Law (IHL)

2. Evaluate the current framework of International Humanitarian Law and its importance in armed conflict.

3. Understand key concepts of International Humanitarian Law

4.  Explain the types of armed conflict and the legal and illegal means and methods of warfare.

5.  Asses the complex international humanitarian legal issues in contemporary settings with new & developing forms of armed conflicts.

Analyze the effectiveness of various enforcement measures in place for addressing breach of International humanitarian