Past Events

Sculpture realized to illustrate thre UDHR Event

Book Launch: Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law

29 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

On the occasion of the launch of Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law, based on research undertaken at the Geneva Academy, panelists will discuss questions related to criminal responsibility for international crimes.

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Graduation hats thrown in the air Event

2019 Graduation Ceremony

25 October 2019

We look forward to welcoming graduating students, their friends, families and our professors at the 2019 Graduation Ceremony.

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Belt of police officers with a Taser Event

Launch: United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons

25 October 2019, 13:15-14:45

This event marks the launch of the UN Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons, the outcome of research and consultations carried out under the Geneva Academy and Pretoria University auspices.

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U.S. Army recruits practice patrol tactics while marching during U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Dec. 6, 2006 Military Briefings

Tactical Decision-Making on Lethal Targeting: Legal Challenges and Humanitarian Concerns?

21 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

In this first Military Briefing of the academic year, we will examine how such determinations take place in practice and what are the legal and ethical difficulties involved.

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A woman drying paddy in front of her house in Tri Budi Syukur village, West Lampung regency, Lampung province, Indonesia on November 05, 2017. Event

The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

This conference will focus on the role of UN human rights mechanisms in monitoring the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants.

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Cover page of the Guidelines Event

Launch in New York: Guidelines on Investigating Violations of IHL

10 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

This event, co-organized with the Swiss Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York will present the 16 guidelines to the New York diplomatic community.

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Shipyard workers, Batam, Indonesia Event

Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

A l’occasion de la sortie de deux ouvrages récents sur les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, leurs auteurs aborderont les défis liés au respect et à la promotion de ces droits.

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Session of a UN Treaty Body Event

Perspectives on the 2020 TB Review

8 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

This briefing, co-organized with the Permanent Missions of Costa Rica and Switzerland to the United Nations (UN) in New York will discuss options and positions towards the 2020 treaty body review.

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Geneva, 1949 Diplomatic Conference IHL Talks

Celebrating in Style: Uncharted Perspectives on the Geneva Conventions of 1949

8 October 2019, 12:00-14:00

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, this IHL Talk will shine light on lesser-known endeavours that contribute to breathing life into these instruments.

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Tractor at work in a field (Mombaldone, Piemonte, NW Italy) Event

Public Conference: Peasants' Rights in Europe

30 September 2019, 13:30-17:00

This public conference will discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants in Europe and its contribution to the SDGs and the UN Decade of Family Farming.

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