Past Events

Coverpage of the Geneva Conventions and of a book on the Islamic Law of War IHL Talks

International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law: What are the Challenges for Humanitarian Practitioners?

18 October 2017, 12:30-14:00

What does Islamic law say about international humanitarian law notably in relation to the protection of civilians, the prohibition against indiscriminate attacks, the protection of property or the treatment of prisoners of war?

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Portrait of Professor Geoff Gilbert Event

Opening Lecture of the Academic Year: The Political Participation of Refugees and Other Displaced Persons in their Country of Nationality and in the Host State

10 October 2017, 18:15-19:45

In this opening lecture, Professor Geoff Gilbert will discuss how, as conflict and repression end and states move towards a period of transition, those who have been displaced can participate in the restoration process.

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Codes on a computer Event

Current Challenges in Cyber Operations

4 October 2017, 18:15-20:00

This panel will address current challenges related to cyber operations. Panelists will discuss some of the conclusions and implications of Tallinn 2, take stock of where we stand and what challenges remain.

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Coverpage of the book ‘Out of the Shadows’ Event

Out of the Shadows: Recommendations to Advance Transparency in the Use of Lethal Force

27 September 2017, 18:00-19:30

This event will evaluate 15 years of U.S. counterterrorism strikes, analyse recent developments, and assess the Trump Administration’s approach to the use of force, transparency, and accountability.

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Caravana por la Transparencia Event

Side Event and Book Presentation: Fighting Corruption with a Human Rights-Based Approach

18 September 2017, 12:15-14:00

Panelists will address the relationship between human rights (HR), good governance and anti-corruption and make practical recommendations for effectively using HR mechanisms in anti-corruption efforts.

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Room XII at the Palais des Nations Improvised Explosive Devices

Informal Consultations on Improvised Explosive Devices: Presentation of our Platform

31 August 2017

Our Executive Manager Kamelia Kemileva presented our platform on IEDs at the informal consultations on IEDs organized by France and Colombia.

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Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place. IHL Talks

Special Panel on Libya

29 June 2017, 18:00-19:30

This IHL Talk, organized with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), will discuss the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.

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Syria, Aleppo, Al-Kallaseh district. The remains of an ambulance in the debris. Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

29-30 June 2017

This one and a half-day conference, organized by the Geneva Academy and the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, will address contemporary issues in armed conflicts.

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Meeting of the Platform Improvised Explosive Devices

2017 Platform Meeting: Advancing the Multilateral Agenda on Improvised Explosive Devices

23 June 2017

The 2017 platform meeting will focus on outlining tangible next steps regarding the thread, use and consequences of the worldwide employment of IEDs.

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Geneva Academy's alumni during the 2015 alumni reunion Event

Alumni Reunion 2017: To Celebrate the Geneva Academy’s 10th Anniversary

27 May 2017, 10:00-23:59

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.

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