Past Events

Caravana por la Transparencia Event

Side Event and Book Presentation: Fighting Corruption with a Human Rights-Based Approach

18 September 2017, 12:15-14:00

Panelists will address the relationship between human rights (HR), good governance and anti-corruption and make practical recommendations for effectively using HR mechanisms in anti-corruption efforts.

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Room XII at the Palais des Nations Improvised Explosive Devices

Informal Consultations on Improvised Explosive Devices: Presentation of our Platform

31 August 2017

Our Executive Manager Kamelia Kemileva presented our platform on IEDs at the informal consultations on IEDs organized by France and Colombia.

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Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place. IHL Talks

Special Panel on Libya

29 June 2017, 18:00-19:30

This IHL Talk, organized with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), will discuss the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.

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Syria, Aleppo, Al-Kallaseh district. The remains of an ambulance in the debris. Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

29-30 June 2017

This one and a half-day conference, organized by the Geneva Academy and the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, will address contemporary issues in armed conflicts.

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Student of the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict with the book the Geneva Conventions Event

Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

28 June 2017, 12:00-14:00

Join us during our open house to learn more about this part-time programme designed professionals, meet and exchange with staff, students and alumni, and discuss career opportunities.

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Meeting of the Platform Improvised Explosive Devices

2017 Platform Meeting: Advancing the Multilateral Agenda on Improvised Explosive Devices

23 June 2017

The 2017 platform meeting will focus on outlining tangible next steps regarding the thread, use and consequences of the worldwide employment of IEDs.

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Geneva Academy's alumni during the 2015 alumni reunion Event

Alumni Reunion 2017: To Celebrate the Geneva Academy’s 10th Anniversary

27 May 2017, 10:00-23:59

To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we are delighted to invite our alumni back to the Geneva Academy for a day of academic talks, meeting with professors and old friends, barbecue in the park and evening dinner.

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Women walk on the roof of the Great Mosque of Djenné after praying. The Great Mosque of Djenné was designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1988 along with the old town of Djenné, IHL Talks

The Protection of Cultural Property in Times of Armed Conflicts

23 May 2017, 12:15-14:00

This IHL Talk will discuss the legal framework protecting cultural property in armed conflicts situations, and recent international initiatives aiming at enhancing the protection of cultural property during armed conflict.

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South Ossetia, Avnev, a village with a predominantly Georgian population about 7 km from Tskhinvali. A building destroyed in 2008. Event

Public Pleadings by LLM Students on the 2008 South Ossetian Conflict

22 May 2017, 09:00-17:00

In the framework of the LLM course on international humanitarian law (IHL) given by Professor Marco Sassòli, students will plead for Russia and Georgia arguing the the side they represent respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.

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Crew chiefs from the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (US Aif Force) stand on the flight line to watch the minimum-interval takeoff at Minot Air Force Base, 15 August 2013. Military Briefings

Military Justice in the Modern Age: Characteristics and Challenges

10 May 2017, 18:30-20:00

Recent years have seen UN peacekeepers commit misconduct around the world and hundreds of civilians killed as a result of coalition operations in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. Such incidents raise questions on how militaries are held accountable.

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