Geneva AcademyImprovised Explosive Devices
The 2017 platform meeting will focus on outlining tangible next steps regarding the thread, use and consequences of the worldwide employment of IEDs.
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.
UN Photo/Marco DorminoIHL Talks
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.
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.
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.
In the framework of the LLM course on international humanitarian law (IHL), students will plead for Israel and Palestine arguing that the side they represent has respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.
UN Photo//Martine PerretEvent
Panelists will discuss the human rights that are at stake during the policing of assemblies, challenges posed by the use of specific weapons and other means by law enforcement agencies, and the role and potential of the revised Minnesota Protocol.
This fourth Military Briefing will focus on the main principles that govern the choice of means and methods of warfare (international humanitarian law principles and principles of military strategy).
Débat public organisé avec l’Association pour la Prévention de la Torture (APT), en présence notamment de Nils Melzer, Rapporteur spécial de l’ONU contre la torture et titulaire de la Chaire Droits Humains
Professors Sarah Cleveland and Yuval Shany will discuss challenges related to the process of adopting a new General Comment on the right to life by the UN Human Rights Committee.