Sites of Note
Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research – HPCR is a research and policy program based at the Harvard School of Public Health. The Program’s fields of activity include international humanitarian law, the protection of vulnerable groups, conflict prevention, strategic planning for human security, and the role of information technology in emergency response.
International Humanitarian Law Research Initiative – The IHLRI portal comprises links to more than eight thousand documents, offers briefing notes on the latest issues and debates related to IHL, and sponsors electronic conferences on key aspects of implementation. The project reflects the Harvard School of Public Health’s focus on issues of human security as a key component of public health by working to provide a standardized approach to the protection of civilians in conflict situations.