Past Events

Cover of the book Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale Event

Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale

16 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

Cet événement marque le lancement du livre: Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale, par le Prof Damien Scalia, membre de notre faculté. 

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Armenian Genocide and Sexual Violence: Survival and Testimony

15 March 2023, 17:00-19:00

We are co-organizing this event at the 21st International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) with the University of Geneva Law Faculty and our faculty member Professor Sévane Garibian.

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Indigenous peasant woman grazing alpacas and camelids in the heights of the sierra de peru in the andes mountain range Event

Respecting, protecting and fulfilling the rights of peasants and other rural workers – A clever move in times of multiple crises

15 March 2023, 15:00-16:00

This side-event aims to highlight that protecting the rights of peasants, including by implementing UNDROP and fostering the transition to agroecology, is a clever way to respond to the current multiple crises.

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Al-Hol Camp, Syria Event

Addressing the Situation of All individuals Detained in North-East Syria

14 March 2023, 13:00-15:00

This event will focus on the human rights of men, women and children who are currently still detained in North-east Syria, with an aim to propose concrete human rights- compliant solutions to these ongoing human rights violations.

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Portrait of an arab woman from the back facing a crowd at a feminist demonstration Human Rights Conversations

To Ban or not to Ban: Religious Symbols and Women’s Rights

7 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

This Human Rights Conversation will explore the implications that legislative measures on hijabs, either banning or mandating them, have on the protection of women’s rights.

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Portrait of Madeleine Rees Event

Opening Lecture of the Spring Semester

6 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

In this Opening Lecture of the Spring Semester, Madeleine Rees, Secretary-General of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, will explore the innumerable fault lines which can lead to violent conflict.

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Aleppo, Syria: great Umayyad mosque. Destructions. Event

Book Launch: Cultural Heritage and Mass Atrocities

1 March 2023, 18:15-20:00

At this book launch, one of the book’s editors will discuss cultural heritage and mass atrocities with contributors to the book and specialists.

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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

23 February 2023, 18:00-20:00

This event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network and GQUAL, will feature women with diverse experiences and career paths in international law.

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Equal and Inclusive Representation of Women in Decision-Making Systems: CEDAW’s Next General Recommendation

23 February 2023, 13:00-14:30

This event will discuss the development of a new General Recommendation on the ‘Equal and inclusive representation of women in decision-making systems’ by the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

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Nuclear missiles IHL Talks

Changing the Rules of the (Nuclear) Game: Voices from the Humanitarian, Technological, Strategic and Legal Fields

20 February 2023, 18:00-19:30

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.

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