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.
A high-level panel aside of the UN Human Rights Council, contextualizing the need to ensure and protect the rights of individuals suffering from thalassaemia with a view towards raising awareness and adopting measures
Roberto Stuckert Filho/PREvent
A public lecture by Dilma Rousseff, former President of Brazil from 2011 until 2016.
A panel discussion with former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on economic and social rights and the fight against hunger and poverty, followed by a film screening.
This side-event, co-organized with the Permanent mission of Switzerland, will further the exchange of views and dialogue on the proper management of peaceful protests, including the use of force, and the role of the Un Human Rights Council.
Israel Defense ForcesMilitary Briefings
This third Military Briefing aims to untangle the web of rules applicable to the use of lethal force by the military
Cambridge University PressEvent
Should autonomous weapon systems be banned at the outset or is it possible to manage and regulate their development to ensure compliance with international humanitarian and human rights law? How to do so?
On the occasion of the opening of the Spring Semester Noam Lubell, Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law, will examine the legal complexities arising from military actions against armed groups that are located in multiple states.
This third IHL Talk will discuss the legal regime governing terrorism, how international humanitarian law addresses and prohibits acts of terrorism and what is the relationship with other international treaties.