Event information

20 May 2020, 11:00-12:15

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

ATLAS

Logo of the Atlas Network Logo of the Atlas Network

Inspired by the ATLAS series of online profiles, this online event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will candidly share their experience and advice with the audience through an interactive discussion.

Moderators

  • Emilie Max, Researcher, Geneva Academy
  • Verity Robson, Geneva ATLAS Network and Legal Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in Geneva

Panelists

Panelists will reflect on what propelled them to an international career, the challenges they have faced and tackled, and advice for other young professionals on a similar path.

  • Lorraine Anderson, Legal Adviser and First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva
  • H.H. Joanna Korner, former Senior Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the UK’s candidate for the 2020 judicial elections of the International Criminal Court

How to Join the Discussion

Make sure you have created a Zoom account, if you haven’t yet, please create an account here.

Once you have created the account, please register here.

You will then automatically receive an email with the link to join the Webinar. On the day of the event, you will receive a reminder email, please select the link and you will be connected to the webinar.

If you are not sent to the meeting room but requested to download the app, just download it again (and if it doesn’t open the meeting, just re-click on the link).

Asking Questions to Panelists

Please use the chatbox to ask your questions, the moderator will make a selection of questions at the end of the presentations. There will be no possibility to interact by webcam and microphone in order to avoid connexion issues.

MORE ON THIS THEMATIC AREA

News

Third Season of ‘In and Around War(s)’ Launches with Episode on Weaponizing of Water

2 May 2024

Our podcast In and Around War(s) returns for a third season with the first episode discussing the weaponization of water.

Read more

A session of the PhD Forum News

The PhD Forum: Promoting Exchanges Among Peers

18 April 2024

The Geneva Academy PhD Forum is a space that gathers PhD researchers and experts – in Geneva and beyond – who work in the scientific focus area of the Geneva Academy.

Read more

Garment workersto receive food from their factory during lunch time. This food is freely provided by their factory in order to ensure that workers eat healthy and hygienic food. Training

Business and Human Rights

2-6 September 2024

This training course will examine how the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights have been utilized to advance the concept of business respect for human rights throughout the UN system, the impact of the Guiding Principles on other international organizations, as well as the impact of standards and guidance developed by these different bodies.

Read more

Open dump Training

Protecting Human Rights and the Environment

2-20 September 2024

Participants in this training course, made of two modules, will examine the major international and regional instruments for the promotion of human rights and the environment, familiarizing themselves with the respective implementation and enforcement mechanisms.

Read more

Session of the UN Human Rights Committee Project

Treaty Body Review 2020 and Beyond

Started in January 2018

The Geneva Human Rights Platform contributes to this review process by providing expert input via different avenues, by facilitating dialogue on the review among various stakeholders, as well as by accompanying the development of a follow-up resolution to 68/268 in New York and in Geneva.

Read more

Un plate with Rapporteur Spécial written on it Project

Support to UN Special Procedures

Started in June 2020

Read more

Cover of the 2023 Geneva Academy Annual Report Publication

Annual Report 2023

published on July 2024

Read more