This online IHL Talk will discuss the challenges faced by humanitarian organizations in organizing the response to COVID-19, and states' obligation of due diligence to prevent the further spread of the virus.
In this event, Pierre Krahenbühl, former Commissioner-General for the UN Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA), will discuss operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.
Panelists will address current legal, policy and operational challenges raised by disasters, providing academic and stakeholders’ perspectives on the role of law in disasters.
This IHL Talk will discuss the potential (il)legality under jus ad bellum of the United States drone strike which resulted in the killing of seven people, including General Qassem Soleimani (the commander of the Iranian Quds force).
The FIFDH, MSF and the Geneva Academy co-organize an online debate on international humanitarian law during the revised 18th edition of the festival.
Rainforest Action NetworkEvent
This event combines testimonies from environmental defenders with recent academic analysis and responses from high-level representatives from International Geneva and the Mayor of Geneva.
Robin Geiß, Swiss Chair of IHL at the Geneva Academy, will explore the disruptive potential of new military technologies with a focus on those areas where these technologies could fall through the cracks of the international legal order.
Khairil YusofIHL Talks
This IHL Talk aims at shining a light on the contribution that human rights defenders make to the documentation of violations during armed conflicts.
To kick-start discussions at the UN about the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, this expert seminar will consider the growing recognition of this right and will answer the question: is it time for universal recognition at UN-level?
Panelists will discuss the struggle of Sednaya's former detainees for justice and accountability, and explore the role of current justice and redress initiatives in the contexts of universal jurisdiction and in the documentation of violations.