Past Events

Portrait of Magistrate Roberto Vidal Event

Taking Stock of Five Years of Work at the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: Challenges and Achievements

31 March 2023, 18:30-20:00

In this discussion co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the UN in Geneva, the President of Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace Magistrate Roberto Vidal will discuss the challenges and achievements of this body.

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An explosion from an air bomb in the center of the city of Kharkov, the metro station Constitution Square, March 2022 IHL Talks

Special Tribunal for Aggression: Worth the Risk(s)?

29 March 2023, 18:30-20:00

This IHL Talk will explore various issues related to the potential establishment of a 'Special Tribunal for Aggression' and will discuss whether it is the best or most appropriate option to make sure that the crime of aggression does not go unpunished.

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EU Commission building Event


23 March 2023, 15:30-17:00

This online workshop – held in English and German  – aims to raise awareness of the upcoming reform of the EU seed marketing legislation and to explore pathways to align it with the right to seeds recognized by UNDROP.

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Ukrainian and NATO flags Military Briefings

Legal Challenges Facing NATO in the Wake of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

22 March 2023, 18:30-20:00

Colonel Nathalie Durhin, an officer of the French air force assigned within the NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe as Head of the Operational Law Branch will discuss how NATO approaches the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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Drawing of the Bataclan trial courtroom Event

The French Bataclan Trial: What Lessons for the Prosecution of Mass Crimes at the ICC?

21 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

Professor Sharon Weill will discuss the results of her research conducted in French courts and will highlight the lesson that can be drawn for the work of the International Criminal Court.

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Cover of the book Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale Event

Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale

16 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

Cet événement marque le lancement du livre: Génocidaire(s) : au coeur de la justice internationale pénale, par le Prof Damien Scalia, membre de notre faculté. 

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Armenian Genocide and Sexual Violence: Survival and Testimony

15 March 2023, 17:00-19:00

We are co-organizing this event at the 21st International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) with the University of Geneva Law Faculty and our faculty member Professor Sévane Garibian.

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Indigenous peasant woman grazing alpacas and camelids in the heights of the sierra de peru in the andes mountain range Event

Respecting, protecting and fulfilling the rights of peasants and other rural workers – A clever move in times of multiple crises

15 March 2023, 15:00-16:00

This side-event aims to highlight that protecting the rights of peasants, including by implementing UNDROP and fostering the transition to agroecology, is a clever way to respond to the current multiple crises.

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Al-Hol Camp, Syria Event

Addressing the Situation of All individuals Detained in North-East Syria

14 March 2023, 13:00-15:00

This event will focus on the human rights of men, women and children who are currently still detained in North-east Syria, with an aim to propose concrete human rights- compliant solutions to these ongoing human rights violations.

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Portrait of an arab woman from the back facing a crowd at a feminist demonstration Human Rights Conversations

To Ban or not to Ban: Religious Symbols and Women’s Rights

7 March 2023, 18:00-20:00

This Human Rights Conversation will explore the implications that legislative measures on hijabs, either banning or mandating them, have on the protection of women’s rights.

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