The podcast series ‘Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 10 Things We Want to Know’ discuss the challenges and problems raised by lethal autonomous weapons (‘LAWS‘).
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Professor Andrew Clapham will discuss the main arguments in his new book War with Professor Gloria Gaggioli and the audience.
Christian Durisch Acosta
Christian Durisch Acosta is enrolled in our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. He completed the programme’s courses back in June 2020 and defended his Executive Master’s paper on siege warfare from a human rights perspective in August 2021.
Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Head of Thematic Legal Advisers, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross
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.
The Executive Master equipped me with feasible and meaningful legal arguments to facilitate principled humanitarian action in and outside the ongoing battlefields.