Past Events

Football game, Wembley Human Rights Conversations

UN Human Rights Mechanisms and Mega Sporting Events: The road to FIFA World Cup 2022 and 2023

28 April 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation will discuss the monitoring of mega sporting events, such as the FIFA World Cup, by UN human rights mechanisms.

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A missile Military Briefings

Weapons Law

11 April 2022, 18:00-19:30

This Military Briefing will give an overview of the applicable legal frameworks related to the kind of weapons that can be used on the battlefield, and how they can be used.

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Exhumer la Violence Politique: The Seeker

7 April 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ se poursuit avec la projection du film The Seeker de Philippe Cornet.

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A remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper operated by the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing flies a routine training mission over Central New York. Military Briefings

Autonomous Weapons Impact on International Governance

23 March 2022, 18:15-19:45

This Military Briefing will discuss the impact of autonomous weapons on different aspects of international governance.

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A scene from the Palanca-Maiaki-Udobnoe border crossing point, between the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine on 1 March 2022. IHL Talks

Russia and Ukraine

15 March 2022, 12:00-13:30

This IHL Talk aims at shedding light on some of the legal issues stemming from the current armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

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Joint Operations Center watch standers review the latest battle assessment while participating in Combined Joint Task Force Exercise (CJTFEX) 04-2 aboard the command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). Military Briefings

The Role of Military Legal Advice to Commanders in Combat Operations and Beyond: A Canadian Perspective

11 March 2022, 18:00-19:30

This Military Briefing will address the different areas of law that military lawyers have to grapple with, the military lawyer’s role, and the balancing of the decision-making between commanders and lawyers.

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Gennady Kuzmin, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of February, chairs the Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by t Event

Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism: A Conversation Between Judge Kipfer and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

9 March 2022, 13:00-15:00

A conversation between Daniel Kipfer Fasciati, former Ombudsperson to the UNSC ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions and Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism.

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Portrait of Chelsea Manning Event

New Technologies and Manipulation | Chelsea Manning

5 March 2022, 19:15-21:00

The Geneva Academy is co-presenting an in-depth interview with Chelsea Manning at the 20th edition of the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) that will be preceded by the documentary  Made to Measure.

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High Level Segment of the 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. 25 February 2020. Human Rights Conversations

Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) and Human Rights

4 March 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation aims at sensitising Western-centric stakeholders – both academics and practitioners active in multilateral fora – to legitimate criticism coming from the Global South through the so-called TWAIL movement.

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Exhumer la Violence Politique: Nuestras Madres

3 March 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ débute avec la projection du film Nuestras Madres de de César Díaz.

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