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Humanitarian Law & Policy:
Classification of Conflicts, Conduct of Hostilities, Human Rights in Armed Conflict, Implementation, International Humanitarian Law, Public International Law

<p>Hans Joachim Heintze is a Professor at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict. He is Director of the NOHA Network for Germany,&nbsp;Member of the Board of the Master Programme Human Rights and Democratization in South East Europe in Sarajewo,&nbsp;Co-editor of the Book: &quot;International Law and Humanitarian Assistance&quot;, Springer, Heidelberg and New York 2011, and&nbsp;Member of the Coordination Committee Humanitarian Action of the German Foreign Office.</p>

<p>Prior to that, he has earned teaching experience in many universities, including in the United Kingdom, Italy, India, Bosnia, Austria and Australia. He also provided courses on International humanitarian law organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Poland, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kirgizstan, Kazakhstan, and Russia.</p>

<p>He collaborated on several occasions with the OSCE, cooperating with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities in The Hague between 1997 and 2002, and working as a Member of the OSCE Election Observation Team in Bosnia-Hercegovina in 2002.</p>

<p>In 2008, he was the co-organizer of the conference &ldquo;On international humanitarian law&ldquo;, together with the university of Joao Pessoa, Brazil.&nbsp;</p>

<p>His main research focus is Minority Rights, Law of Diplomatic Relations, Human Rights and Rule of Law, as well as Autonomy Regulations, Self-determination of peoples, and Air and Space Law.</p>