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altMaya Brehm
Researcher


Maya Brehm is a Geneva Academy researcher focusing on the development of the Weapons Law Encyclopaedia. Prior to joining the Academy, Maya led a research project at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research on the protection of civilians from the effects of explosive weapons. Previously, she worked as protection delegate with the International Committee of the Red Cross and with civil society organizations in the field of arms control and disarmament in Geneva and abroad.

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altValentina Cadelo
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Valentina Cadelo is a researcher on transitional justice at the Geneva Academy. In this capacity, she works on the SNSF funded research project on ‘Historical Injustices, Reparations and International Law’ under the directorship of Prof. Frank Haldemann. Valentina is currently a PhD candidate in International Law at the University of Geneva. Her research concerns reparation for gross violations of human rights and serious violations of international humanitarian law.

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Jérôme De Hemptinne

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After a law degree at the University of Louvain (1992) and two LL.M. in public international law at the University of Cambridge (1994) and at the New York University (NYU) (1995),

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altEtienne Henry
Visiting Researcher


Etienne Henry is a visiting researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Geneva. He holds a Bachelor and a Master of Law of the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Human Rights of the University of Geneva and a diploma of international humanitarian law delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross. While completing his studies, he was granted an Erasmus scholarship and spent an academic year as an exchange student at the University of Granada (Spain). He recently defended his doctoral dissertation in the field of international humanitarian law on The Principle of Military Necessity: Past, Present and Future of a Fundamental Norm of International Humanitarian Law (in French) and was given the best grade (summa cum laude).

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Alice Priddy

Alice Priddy
Researcher


Alice Priddy has been a researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights since January 2011. Alice's main areas of research relate to women's rights, disability in armed conflict, sexual violence in armed conflict and weapons law. Prior to joining the Academy Alice worked as a legal officer at Freedom from Torture, London UK. Alice graduated with an LL.M in international human rights law and public international law from University College London in 2010.
 

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altThomas Unger
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Thomas Unger is currently working as a researcher on transitional justice and as an adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence. Thomas Unger has worked before as a legal adviser to the Austrian Foreign Ministry on human rights and international humanitarian law. He was also engaged as a senior associate with the International Center for Transitional Justice. He has been working as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, as well as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY.
 

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