The International Law Commission is currently drafting provisions of what could become a Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity.
This panel of experts and diplomats will explore current challenges and new developments concerning the right to life, in normative instruments, jurisprudence, law and practice at national, regional and international levels.
What are the current institutional and procedural challenges related to the international criminal system? What are the implications for the victims, the accused and the fight against impunity? How to overcome them?
This panel of international experts seeks to delve deeper into the issue of human shields and clarify the debates surrounding it.
During the debate, the speakers, both members of the Committee, will share their views, interpretations and understanding of the right to life and its protection.
How can the Human Rights Council (HRC) and the General Assembly (GA) address the challenges related to the realization of the Right to Privacy in the digital age?
What are the current challenges regarding reparations for past mass crimes? What role for the International Criminal Court, the European Court of Human Rights or for national jurisdictions? What about the victims?
Marko Milanović - Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and Visiting Professor at the Geneva Academy - will explore the key legal issues and challenges arising from the recent attacks carried out around the world by the Islamic State&
In this launch event, the panelists will discuss specific issues addressed by the War Report 2014, including the changing nature of internal armed conflicts, the conflict(s) in Ukraine and the fight against impunity.
The four Geneva Conventions, adopted in 1949, remain the fundamental basis of contemporary international humanitarian law. In this ground-breaking commentary edited by Professors Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta, and Marco Sass&