Upcoming Events

Photos taken from the Norse Attack Map.     The map shows in realtime attacks that happen on the Norse honeypots. Event

ESIL Lecture: Disruptive Military Technologies

26 February 2020, 14:00-16:00

Robin Geiß, Swiss Chair of IHL at the Geneva Academy, will explore the disruptive potential of new military technologies with a focus on those areas where these technologies could fall through the cracks of the international legal order.

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Supporting Environmental Defenders: How can we Mobilize the International Community?

26 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

This event combines testimonies from environmental defenders with recent academic analysis and responses from high-level representatives from International Geneva and the Mayor of Geneva.

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Does international humanitarian law legitimise wars?

7 March 2020, 20:00-22:00

The FIFDH, MSF and the Geneva Academy co-organize an evening on international humanitarian law with the screening of The Cave, followed by a debate.

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Thousands of Iranians take to the streets to mourn the death of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Lieutenant general and commander of the Quds Force Qasem Soleimani during an anti-US demonstration to condemn the killing of Soleimani, after Friday IHL Talks

The killing of Qassem Solemaini: a tentative appraisal under international law

9 March 2020, 12:30-14:00

This IHL Talk will discuss the potential (il)legality under jus ad bellum of the United States drone strike which resulted in the killing of seven people, including General Qassem Soleimani (the commander of the Iranian Quds force).

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Book Launch: Yearbook of International Disaster Law

9 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Panelists will address current legal, policy and operational challenges raised by disasters, providing academic and stakeholders’ perspectives on the role of law in disasters.

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2016, Rural Damascus, Zabadani way. A joint ICRC, UN, Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy en route to Madaya. Event

Which Role for International Humanitarian Law in the Face of Daily Operational Challenges?

11 March 2020, 18:00-19:30

In this event, Pierre Krahenbühl, former Commissioner-General for the UN Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA), will discuss operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.

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Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

12 March 2020, 12:30-13:30

This book is the outcome of a six-month research fellowship at the Geneva Academy carried out by Eric Tistounet, Chief of the Human Rights Council Branch at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Film et Débat: Nuestras Madres

12 March 2020, 18:30-20:30

La projection du  film de César Días, tourné en 2018 lors des procès militaires à l'origine de la guerre civile au Guatemala, retrace divers témoignages des victimes et sera suivie d'un débat.

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International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors: Debates, Law and Practice

16 March 2020, 18:00-20:30

This event marks the launch in Geneva of the book International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors: Debates, Law and Practice.

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Droit aux semences et politiques internationales

26 March 2020, 19:00-20:30

Les intervenant-e-s aborderont comment le droit aux semences est traité dans la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des paysans.

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