This event marks the launch of ‘The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict’ (OUP, 2018), edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Nahla Valji.
The book focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict and provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender. The volume also assesses the role of gender in violent conflicts, with an emphasis on women's experiences.
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, one of the leading scholars in the fields of international human rights law, national security law, transitional justice and feminist legal theory, and current UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, will present this new book and discuss the issue of gender in conflict.
This Transitional Justice Café will be followed by a light cocktail at the Maison de la paix.
This event forms part of the Transitional Justice Cafés of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (MTJ).
This unique series of events exposes MTJ students to practical situations, enabling them to have in-depth discussions with leading experts and practitioners in the field of transitional justice and to develop their networks.
The Geneva Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Erica Harper as its new Head of Research and Policy Studies. Dr Harper succeeds Felix Kirchmeier who remains the Executive Director of the Geneva Human Rights Platform.
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These prizes – the Henry Dunant Research Prize, the Best LLM Paper Prize and the Best MTJ Paper Prize –, awarded during the Graduation Ceremony, recognize the exceptional academic work of three graduating students.
At this book launch, one of the book’s editors will discuss cultural heritage and mass atrocities with contributors to the book and specialists.
This IHL Talk will address today's place of nuclear weapons, including their humanitarian impact, the impact of technological advancements, the relevance of the deterrence narrative and implications on the international legal framework.
This online short course focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights. It addresses key issues like the applicability of human rights in times of armed conflict; the possibilities of restricting human rights under systems of limitations and derogations; and the extraterritorial application of human rights law.
Organized by the Geneva Academy and the ICRC, the Advanced IHL seminar for academics and humanitarian policymakers aims to enhance the capacity of academics to teach and research IHL and contemporary issues arising during armed conflict, while also equipping policymakers with an in-depth understanding of ongoing legal debates and their relevance to decision-making.
NYU Stern BH
This project aimed at supporting the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights' project for the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
This research aimed at taking stock of and contributing to a better understanding of the above-mentioned challenges to the principle of universality of human rights while also questioning their validity.