One of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in the law of armed conflict offered today.
Ziad Ayoubi is the Head of Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Mpho Somhlaba is a South African Diplomat responsible for humanitarian issues at the Permanent Mission of South Africa to the UN in Geneva.
9-24 January 2020
This short course focuses on an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.
This course provides an introduction to the regime of sanctions under international law and their effectiveness in addressing contemporary forms of conflict.
This course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
This short course analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees.
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.
This event marks the launch in Geneva of the book International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors: Debates, Law and Practice.
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.
The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.
Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.
‘Where theory meets practice’ – nowhere else except in the Geneva Academy’s Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict law have I found this motto so persuasive and truly convincing, well beyond rhetoric.