Past Events

Logo of the Atlas Network Event

Women's Perspective on a Career in International Law

5 June 2019, 12:30-14:00

This event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature three prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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First Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform: Connectivity of Human Rights Mechanisms

3 June 2019, 09:00-18:00

The first Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform will focus on the connectivity of human rights mechanisms.

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Session of the UN Human Rights Committee Event

Launch of Our New Publication on Treaty Bodies’ Individual Communication Procedure

31 May 2019, 10:30-12:00

This event marks the launch of our new publication which addresses the handling of individual communications and tackles question related to the efficiency in handing them.

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Alumni during the 2017 alumni gathering Event

2019 Alumni Gathering

25 May 2019

We are delighted to invite all our alumni for the 2019 Alumni Gathering that will take place on Saturday 25 May 2019 in Geneva!

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Do Human Rights Need to be Saved? Universality versus Uniformity

24 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

Moving beyond the philosophical question of whether anything can be apprehended as universal in our multicultural world, this panel discussion will focus on the legitimacy and the effectiveness of the multiplication of new rights.

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Cover page of the Book Event

Book Launch - International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare

22 May 2019, 18:30-20:00

In this launch event, key experts will comment and dialogue with Professor Sassòli on specific aspects of his new book.

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South Ossetia, Georgia, 2009: Tskhinvali. A year after the conflict that divided South Ossetians and Georgians, much of the town of Tskhinvali is still badly damaged. Event

Public Pleadings by LLM Students on the 2008 South Ossetian Conflict

18 May 2019, 09:00-16:00

In the framework of the LLM course on international humanitarian law (IHL) given by Professor Marco Sassòli, students will plead for Russia and Georgia arguing that the side they represent respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.

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AV-8B Harrier jets with Marine Attack Squadron 311 fly over Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013 Military Briefings

Integrating IHL into Military Operations and Ethos: An ICRC Perspective

14 May 2019, 18:30-20:00

Panelists will share insights on ICRC's dialogue with arms carriers aimed at enhancing the integration of IHL into doctrine, training, education, sanctions, but also ethos.

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View of the cover page of the publication Disability and Armed Conflict Event

First to be Forgotten – Persons with Disabilities and Armed Conflict

9 May 2019, 18:00-19:30

To launch our new publication on persons with disabilities and armed conflict, we host a joint-panel with the ICRC to explore the impact of armed conflict on persons with disabilities.

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Photo Exhibition: Disability and Armed Conflict

6 May - 3 June 2019

This photo exhibition by Giles Duley tells the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict

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