Upcoming Events

Cover page of the book Autonomous Weapons: Law, Ethics, Policy Geneva Academy Wednesdays

Autonomous Weapon Systems: Ban or Regulate?

1 March 2017, 17:30-19:30

Should autonomous weapon systems be banned at the outset or is it possible to manage and regulate their development to ensure compliance with international humanitarian and human rights law? How to do so?

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The Desert Reconnaissance Battalion Conducts Drill in the Urban Warfare Center Military Briefings

How Does Operational Law Constrain the Use of Force in Military Operations?

8 March 2017, 18:00-19:30

This third Military Briefing aims to untangle the web of rules applicable to the use of lethal force by the military

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Peru, Lima. Training exercice on the use of force and human rights. Simulation of the arrest of a suspect in the street Event

Peaceful protests 101: Exchange on the proper management of assemblies and the use of force

10 March 2017, 13:30-15:00

This side-event, co-organized with the Permanent mission of Switzerland, will further the exchange of views and dialogue on the proper management of peaceful protests, including the use of force, and the role of the Un Human Rights Council.

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Portrait of Dilma Rousseff Event

International film festival and forum on human rights - Fighting hunger and poverty: the cases of Brazil and India

11 March 2017, 15:00-18:00

A panel discussion with former Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on economic and social rights and the fight against hunger and poverty, followed by a film screening.

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Hyderabad, India, Banner on a building highlighting transfusions for Thalassemia patient Event

Human Rights of Thalassaemia Patients

17 March 2017, 11:00-13:00

A high-level panel aside of the UN Human Rights Council, contextualizing the need to ensure and protect the rights of individuals suffering from thalassaemia with a view towards raising awareness and adopting measures

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Libya, Between Brega and Ras Lanuf. Weaponery destroyed during the fighting Geneva Academy Wednesdays

General Comment on the Right to Life: Update from the UN Human Rights Committee

22 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Professors Sarah Cleveland and Yuval Shany will discuss challenges related to the process of adopting a new General Comment on the right to life by the UN Human Rights Committee.

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