Join us during our open house to learn more about this programme designed professionals.
A part-time programme tailored for professionals who want to acquire a solid and comprehensive legal knowledge of the legal aspects of armed conflict.
In 2017, 55 situations of armed violence amounted to armed conflicts according to the deﬁnitions under international humanitarian law and international criminal law.
In this ground-breaking commentary, conducted under the auspices of the Geneva Academy, over sixty international law experts investigate the application of the Geneva Conventions and explain how they should be interpreted today.
Join us for a discussion with Laura Dolci, author of A Victimless Crime? A Narrative on Victims of Terrorism to Build a Case for Support.
This IHL Talk will reflect on the Court’s challenges and ways to address them, as well as how the UN Human Rights Council and other institutions in Geneva can contribute to the work of the Court.
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Geneva
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
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.
Teaching and interacting with students from all over the world and with such diverse backgrounds is an experience unrivalled in its rewards. In fact, my classes have become a place where we share our respective knowledge, my role being that of recalling over and over the role of public international law in the participants’ everyday professional lives, allowing them to strengthen and enhance the impact of their arguments.