Students of our Master in Transitional Justice travelled to Nuremberg to visit key transitional justice sites, meet leading experts and exchanged with other students.
From 19 to 23 March, the 41 participants in the 2018 Transitional Justice Spring School discussed the roles that memory, culture and history play in dealing with a violent past and in preventing recurrence of atrocities.
While widely recognized as an authoritative reference point for the fight against impunity, the UN Principles to Combat Impunity have so far not received a systematic analysis. The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary fills this gap.
Our new publication addresses a crucial – yet so far neglected – topic: the question of the relation between transitional justice and the European Convention on Human Rights.
Owiso Owiso tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what he plans to do after.
Emilie Di Grazia tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what he plans to do next.
Juan Daniel Salazar tells us about the programme, teaching, life in Geneva and what he plans to do next.
Tafadzwa Christmas tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
Clarita Montant tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
Firouzeh Mitchell tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
In this book launch, the two editors Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger will provide an overview of the project followed by a discussion with a group of distinguished scholars and practitioners.
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.
Senior Legal Policy Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Associate Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the University of Neuchâtel
Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Essex, and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network
Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Councillor at the World Future Council
More focused attention is needed today to meet the challenges of transitional justice. Critical normative and practical thinking is required to properly grasp and address what is at stake in societies emerging from conflict and authoritarian rule.
The programme is structured around five modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.
The Master in Transitional Justice's clinical work comprises seminars that facilitate dialogue and critical reflection on specific situations.
Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.
Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.