Human Rights

34 INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

May 5, 2016 was Graduation Day for 34 international officers and civilian officials who attended the DIILS Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) course. The three-week seminar at Naval Station Newport, RI enabled these participants to ascertain how they, and their respective countries...

AFRICOM LEGAL ENGAGEMENTS CHIEF VISITS DIILS MILITARY LAW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Photo caption:​AFRICOM Legal Engagements Chief meets with MLDP participants from African countries. NEWPORT - U.S. Coast Guard Commander Michelle Bas, a Judge Advocate who leads the Engagements Division of the Office of Legal Counsel at United States Africa Command, observed participant...

South Sudan
DIILS ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Major Peter Waiaki is currently deployed as a Military Liaison Officer on UN duties (UNMISS) in South Sudan. He deployed mid-August 2016 and will end his mission the end of August 2017. He wants to sincerely thank the DIILS staff for preparing him to face the challenges in South Sudan. The...

Lebanese Delegation
DIILS AND LEBANESE ARMED FORCES CONDUCT EXCHANGE ON PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION

NEWPORT -- A delegation from Lebanon visited the United States to learn about professional military education of American soldiers on the Law of Armed Conflict and International Human Rights Law. The delegation, headed by the Director of International Humanitarian Law of the Lebanese Armed...

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DIILS CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON LEGAL ASPECTS OF MARITIME SECURITY OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS WITH MAURITIUS

A DIILS Team recently traveled to Mauritius to conduct a workshop on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Security Operations and Human Rights. Participants included officials from the National Coast Guard, Police Prosecution Offices, Attorney General's Office, Ports Authority, Oceanography Institute...

Captain Uribe
DIILS DISCUSSES LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS WITH UZBEKISTAN

DIILS recently completed a Legal Considerations in Military Operations Seminar in Uzbekistan. The seminar, held in the historic capital, Tashkent, was attended by 24 military officers and one representative of the Ministry of Interior. The event focused on the law of armed conflict (LOAC) in...

DIILS ENGAGES WITH LEBANON ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

BEIRUT, 29 July 2016 - DIILS completed a Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law seminar attended by 17 officers of the Lebanese Armed Forces. This three-day seminar focused on the impact of human rights law and international humanitarian law on domestic and international military...

Judge Kuo
DIILS INSTRUCTOR INVESTED AS FEDERAL JUDGE

DIILS congratulates Judge Peggy Kuo on her recent investiture as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Kuo has generously volunteered as an adjunct instructor and subject matter expert many times for DIILS, speaking with our international...

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DIILS LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT & HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE GRADUATES 32

NEWPORT -- 32 international participants from 21 countries graduated from the 13th DIILS "Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights" course. The participants lived and studied at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island while attending this three week seminar, which enabled them to ascertain how they...

DIILS LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE GRADUATES 38

38 international participants graduated from the 12th offering of the DIILS Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) course on 26 October, 2016. They lived and studied together at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, while attending this three-week seminar, which enables participants to...

DIILS LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE PROVIDES "HOPE AND INSPIRATION" TO PARTICIPANTS

In December, DIILS hosted 24 participants from 18 countries for the Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights Law (LCHR). The three-week course at Naval Station Newport was designed to help participants ascertain how they and their respective countries can enhance the lawful conduct of military...

DIILS LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINAR GRADUATES TWENTY FIVE INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS

Newport, RI -- October 30 was Graduation Day for 25 international participants who attended the DIILS Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) course. The three-week seminar at Naval Station Newport enables participants to ascertain how they, and their respective countries, can...

DIILS MILITARY LAW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM VISITS SENATE COMMITTEE WASHINGTON, DC

Nine international students from eight countries visited with staff members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a week-long visit to Washington D.C. as part of their ten-week Military Law Development Program (MLDP) course in Newport. During their meeting with professional committee...

DIILS mission in Sofia, Bulgaria February 2017

DIILS mission in Sofia, Bulgaria February 2017.

Chad LCHR April 2018
DIILS PARTNERS WITH CHADIAN ARMED FORCES ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT WORKSHOP

N'djamena - The Chadian Armed Forces hosted a three day workshop between the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies and members of the Chadian Army and Air Force. Legal experts from the U.S. Army exchanged views with approximately 20 participants on a variety of legal topics,...

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DIILS PARTNERS WITH MEXICO

DIILS recently traveled to Mexico City, Mexico to partner with some members of the Mexican military and engage in discussions on Human Rights in Domestic Operations and Defense Support to Civilian Authorities. The engagement was very productive; we will continue to work together in the...

Mexico
DIILS PARTNERS WITH MEXICO

DIILS recently traveled to Mexico City, Mexico to partner with some members of the Mexican military and engage in discussions on Human Rights in Domestic Operations and Defense Support to Civilian Authorities. The engagement was very productive; we will continue to work together in the...

Uzbekistan LCHR
DIILS PARTNERS WITH UZBEKISTAN MILITARY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND RULE OF LAW MATTERS

Tashkent - A DIILS seminar at the Military Academy addressed the Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights as they apply to international and non-international armed conflict. Attended by senior and mid-career Uzbek Army and Air Force officers, the event was designed to strengthen military...

DIILS PLANS ENGAGEMENT WITH NEPAL

KATHMANDU, 29 July 2016 - The Defense Institute of International Legal Studies recently conducted a Legal Capabilities Review with the Government of Nepal to assess the opportunity for U.S. legal engagement with the Ministry of Defense on enhancements to the military justice system,...

DIILS TEAM ENGAGES WITH GREECE

DIILS Team engages with Greece, April 2017.

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08 Oct 2018 - 08:00 to -
Session : Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) Fall 2018

This three-week course for military commanders and staff officers is offered twice a year in Newport, RI. LCHR enables participants to understand and implement their nation’s commitment to adhere to international legal instruments that control the use of force and treatment of persons in the...

08 Nov 2018 - 08:00 to -
Session : Military Law Development Program (MLDP I) 2018

Military Law Development Program (MLDP I)(MASL P176026)(MASL P176029) MLDP combines several DIILS programs to provide military legal advisors with a comprehensive military law curriculum which includes military justice and operational law. The operational law component covers international...

15 Apr 2019 - 08:00 to -
Session : Military Law Development Program (MLDP II) 2019

Military Law Development Program (MLDP II) (MASL P176029) MLDP combines several DIILS programs to provide military legal advisors with a comprehensive military law curriculum which includes military justice and operational law. The operational law component covers international law, human...

15 Apr 2019 - 08:00 to -
Session : Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) Spring 2019

This three-week course for military commanders and staff officers is offered twice a year in Newport, RI. LCHR enables participants to understand and implement their nation’s commitment to adhere to international legal instruments that control the use of force and treatment of persons in the...

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