Past Events

ICC Trial Chamber VIII declares Mr Al Mahdi guilty of the war crime of attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu and sentences him to nine years’ imprisonment Event

Guest Lecture by Christopher Gosnell The International Criminal Courts and Tribunals - Institutional and Procedural Challenges

28 April 2016

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?

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Reconnaissance Imagery Taken by Raptor Pod from Tornado GR4 Over Afghanistan Event

Human shields and the regulation of armed conflict: key issues and challenges

19 April 2016

This panel of international experts seeks to delve deeper into the issue of human shields and clarify the debates surrounding it.

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3 Soldiers walking on a dirt road Event

The right to life: current trends and challenges - The perspective of the Human Rights Committee

23 March 2016, 18:30-20:00

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.

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Computer Keyboard Event

The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age: challenges and way forward

8 March 2016

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?

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Reparations for Past Mass Crimes

3 March 2016

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?

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Group of people in front of café le carillon after the Paris attacks Event

The War on Terror, Part II: International Law after Paris

16 December 2015, 17:30-19:30

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&

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Cover of the War Report 2014 Event

The War Report 2014 - Contemporary Issues and Situations in Armed Conflicts: Challenges for International Law?

10 December 2015, 18:30-20:00

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.

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Cover of the Geneva Conventions Event

The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

4 December 2015, 12:30-14:00

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&

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Cover of The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court Event

The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court

18 November 2015, 18:30-20:00

In this launch event, the editor will discuss with key experts and the public specific issues addressed by the book, including the challenges that the Court faces and its overall contribution to international criminal law.

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17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Event

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

16 October 2015, 12:30-14:30

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to achieve a world free of poverty, hunger, disease and want. Adopting the Agenda is one thing; delivering it will be another. We debate how to achieve the level of monitoring, shared responsibility and

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