Elisabeth Decrey Warner in discussion with representatives of armed non-state actors Event

Utility and Limits of International Law for Protecting Persons Affected by Armed Conflict

24 September 2018, 18:00-20:00

In this opening lecture of the academic year, Elisabeth Decrey Warner will share her experience, as Co-Founder and Former Executive President of Geneva Call, of promoting respect of international humanitarian law by armed non-state actors.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo, Walikale, people walk on a street during th 2011 presidential elections. Event

Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals

26 September 2018, 18:30-20:00

This public conference provides an opportunity to discuss the contributions of UN human rights mechanisms to the monitoring of the SDGs that seek to realize ESCR and their collaboration with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.&am

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Panelists at the 2018 Platform Meeting News

The Geneva Disarmament Community Discusses Improvised Explosive Devices and Builds Bridges with New York

20 September 2018

With a view to connecting discussions on improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that are taking place in Geneva and New York, the disarmament community met at the Geneva Academy to discuss the scope and operational content of the 2018 United Nations General Assembly resolution on IEDs.

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The United States Withdrawal from the Human Rights Council: A Political Move that has Limited Consequences or Serious Legal Ramifications?

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The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts Online Portal

The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts Online Portal

Assessing Grounds for the Use of Force in Non-International Armed Conflict: What Legal Framework?

Assessing Grounds for the Use of Force in Non-International Armed Conflict: What Legal Framework?