Customized Training

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We organize customized training courses for international organizations, NGOs, governments, national human rights institutions, judges and lawyers, and the media on issues related to international law in armed conflict, international humanitarian law, weapons law and human rights.

These training courses, provided by our experts, are tailored to the needs of partners and audiences. They can run from one day to a full week and take place at our headquarters, Villa Moynier.

Notably, we have organized customized training courses for the International Organization for Migration, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and IRIN. These focused on issues related to international law and policies governing the protection of civilians in situations of armed conflict, other situations of violence and natural disasters, international humanitarian law and the right to health.

Please contact us if you would like to organize training tailored to you needs.

How We Work

Our teaching enables specialists to apply legal frameworks to complex situations and challenging processes.

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Short Courses

Professionals who are not enrolled in the Executive Master can take individual courses to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Experts

Our experts are leading academics in the fields of international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Masters

We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Picture of Dr. Nils Melzer during his recorded interview News

Creeping Trend Towards Increased Tolerance for Torture

3 November 2016

Video interview with Dr Nils Melzer, Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy and new Special Rapporteur on torture.

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Commemoration on the day of disappeared Spring School

Transitional Justice Spring School: Transitional Justice, Memory and Culture

3-7 April 2017

The Transitional Justice Spring School 2017 aims to address the roles of memory and culture in transitional justice processes through an interdisciplinary, comprehensively structured high-quality one-week programme.

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Lifejackets on a beach in Greece Short Courses

International Refugee Law

13 January - 10 February 2017

This course analyzes the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees. It notably examines the sources of international refugee law, including the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, and their interaction with human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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