The Geneva Academy welcomes Professor Robert Roth as the new Director
Professor Robert Roth has been appointed as Director of the Geneva Academy, as of 1 August 2014. A renowned scholar on international criminal justice Professor Roth has been dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and, in this capacity, was intensively involved in the creation of the Academy, before being called to become Presiding Judge of the Trial Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, a position that he left in September 2013.Professor Roth will replace Professors Paola Gaeta and Andrew Clapham, who are stepping down as directors of the Academy after many years of dedicated leadership.
Wednesday 8 October I 12:15-14:00
Auditorium 2 I Maison de la Paix (2, rue Eugène-Rigot)
The discussion will center on the role of International judges in the application and development of the law of mixed and special tribunals. The book assesses the role played by national courts during armed conflicts, through different examples such as the US, Israel and UK courts.