Past Events

Somalia, Anjaraale village, 15 km outside Baidoa. A man, beneficiary of the ICRC cash grants programme, plants sorghum that is a popular crop amongst farmers and the staple food in most homes in Anjaraale village. Event


27 March 2018, 18:30-20:00

Panelists will share good practices and challenges in supporting the use of the Voluntary Guidelines on the right to food at national and global levels.

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Film Screening and Debate: The Look of Silence

20 March 2018, 18:30-20:30

The screening of Joshua Oppenheimer's film ‘The Look of Silence’ about the Indonesian killings of 1965–1966 will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Riccardo Bocco.

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Surveillance images Event

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunity or Threat for Human Rights?

17 March 2018, 17:30-20:00

The International film festival and forum on human rights (FIFDH) and the Geneva Academy co-organize this debate on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be preceded by the screening of the film Pre Crime.

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British troops exercise in Estonia as part of the NATO's eFP (Enhanced Forward Presence) Military Briefings

War, Military Operations and Armament: Evolution and Challenges

17 March 2018, 14:00-16:00

Capitaine de vaisseau Erwan Roche, Etat-major des armées (Defense Staff), France, will discuss the evolutions and challenges related to war, military operations and armament.

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Aleppo. Buses await to enter Eastern Aleppo to evacuate civilians while sporadic fighting continues and houses are burning. IHL Talks

Accountability in Syria: The Role of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

15 March 2018, 12:30-14:30

This IHL Talk, co-organized with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, will discuss the work of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism  and its role regarding victims.

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Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands province, Katiloma. Barbed wires at the window of a clinic abandoned because of a tribal conflict. Event

Interrogation and Torture: Research on Efficacy, and Impacts for International Law

14 March 2018, 18:30-20:30

This event proposes to look at torture as an intelligence gathering tool through the lens of efficacy.

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Agricultural Commercialization, the Right to Food and Gender Equality: Exploring Linkages

13 March 2018, 12:30-13:45

This parallel event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women NGO Forum will explore the gendered impacts of the increasing commercialization of agriculture and land.

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UN Peacekeepers in Haiti Event

IT STAYS WITH YOU: A film and Panel Discussion About Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

12 March 2018, 18:15-20:15

The documentary film ‘It Stays With You’ raises serious questions about the responsibilities of the UN as a result of use of force by UN peacekeepers when carrying out mandated operations.

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Woman holding a smartphone, with a computer at the back Event

Human Rights in Cyber-Space

12 March 2018, 13:30-15:00

This side-event at the UN Human Rights Council will discuss the applicability of existing human rights instruments to activities in cyber-space.

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Cover page of the Oxford Handbook on Gender and Conflict Event

Book Launch: ‘The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict’

1 March 2018, 12:00-13:15

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin will present her new book ‘The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict’, which focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict.

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