The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict
The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict (60 ECTS credits, equivalent to an LL.M.) is a part-time programme designed for working professionals who want to gain a thorough understanding of the international law that applies to situations of armed conflict. Based in Geneva, the programme runs over nine months (October 2016 – June 2017) and admits 15 to 20 practitioners annually.Courses take place on Thursday evenings and Friday afternoons. Six to nine additional months are needed to complete a Master’s thesis and defend it before a jury.
Three Training Courses on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in 2016
In 2016, the Geneva Academy offers three professional trainings on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR): two introductory courses (one in English and the other in French), and an advanced course on monitoring techniques.
Training on the Rights of Peasants - 14-16 November 2016
This three days training course provides participants with a thorough understanding of the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas and addresses key challenges related to land rights, land grabbing and the right to seeds. The training course also provides up-to-date information on the current negotiations on a new UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants.
Inaugural Lecture of the 2016-2017 Academic Year - Dealing with the Past in Tunisia: Challenges Ahead
Monday 19 September I 18:15 – 20 :00
Auditorium Ivan Pictet I Maison de la paix (chemin Eugène-Rigot)
On the occasion of the opening of the academic year and the launch of the new Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Sihem Bensedrine, a prominent figures of Tunisia’s democratic transition,will discuss key challenges of addressing past abuses in the aftermath of Tunisia’s Arab Spring.
The Academy aims at leading and promoting high level research and Policy Studies in its different areas of expertise, related to international norms in armed conflict and human rights policy questions, including international humanitarian law.