Past Events

Coverpage of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols Event

2019 ANNUAL SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW FOR DIPLOMATS ACCREDITED TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN GENEVA

28-29 January 2019

This annual seminar for diplomats is co-organized by the Geneva Academy and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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Yemen, Saada, Haydan district, Fawt. Looking at his destroyed home and smashed car, a man is overwhelmed by sadness. Event

War in Yemen: Psychological Impact on Individuals, Families and Communities

13 December 2018, 18:30-20:00

This event will focus on the implications of the war on mental health and well-being of Yemenis and will also discuss the previous and upcoming UN-sponsored peace negotiations on the conflict in Yemen.

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A frame of the UN film on the UDHR Event

The Individual and the Group: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Convention at 70

5 December 2018, 18:15-19:45

This public lecture by Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law, University College London, will close the public symposium on ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives’.

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A frame of the UN film on the UDHR Event

The UDHR at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives

5 December 2018, 09:30-19:45

This symposium, co-organized with the Department of International History of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, will discuss recent and ongoing research related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Gold mine in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo IHL Talks

The Pillage of Natural Resources: What Accountability under International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law?

30 November 2018, 12:30-14:00

In a context where more than 40 percent of internal armed conflicts over the last 60 years have been linked to natural resources, this IHL Talk will discuss accountability for the pillage of natural resources.

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Colombia, 2010: Mountains in the Valle del Cauca region, between Santander de Quilichao et Popayan. FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) combattants walking next to native houses. Military Briefings

Landmines and Other Explosive Devices: From a Tactic of War to a Threat to Peace

20 November 2018, 18:30-20:00

In this Military Briefing, co-organized with Geneva Call, panelists will discuss the operational challenges and opportunities of turning guerrillas into deminers.

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Flyer of the Human Rights Week Event

The 2018 Human Rights Week

13-17 November 2018

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.

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Homs (Syria), Homs. Destroyed buildings. Event

Forced Displacement and Demographic Engineering in Syria

7 November 2018, 17:30-19:00

In the context of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), this event will address forced displacement and demographic engineering in Syria.

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The press is briefed by the representatives of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, Palais des Nations. 5 September 2018 Event

International Humanitarian Law in the Work of United Nations Human Rights Bodies

2 November 2018, 13:15-14:45

This panel will focus on the practicalities of how international humanitarian law is used and the role it plays in the work of the UN human rights machinery.

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Graduation hats thrown in the air Event

2018 Graduation Ceremony

26 October 2018

We look forward to welcoming students, their friends, families and our professors at the 2018 Graduation Ceremony.

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