More than 60 participants discussed examples of good practices that could be replicated in implementing the UN Declaration.
Visitors can discover an overview of the conflict since its inception in 1947, recent developments, the factual and methodological basis for its classification as an international armed conflicts, parties and the applicable international law.
Every year, during the Graduation Ceremony, three students are rewarded for their exceptional academic work via three prices: the Henry Dunant Research Prize, the Best LLM Paper Prize and the Best MTJ Paper Prize.
This short course focuses on an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.
This short course focuses on the functioning and the mechanisms of the United Nations Human Rights Council, as well as on the dynamics at play in this major human rights body.
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The Geneva Academy Wednesdays take place on Wednesdays in the format of roundtables closed to the general public, where one or more PhD students from the Graduate Institute or the University of Geneva present their research, ideas, working papers or draft thesis chapters.
The 2018 edition will notably focus on the protection of human rights in the digital age and will include a public conference by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Truth Commissions are by now an integral part of the transitional justice vocabulary and practice. The 2019 Spring School will provide a comprehensive, multidimensional and practical examination of this transitional justice mechanism, shedding light on both its aims and the practical challenges it has met or is likely to meet.
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.Read more >
The Weapons Law Encyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.Read more >