Clinical Work

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Clinical work is an essential part of the programme.

It exposes students to contemporary transitional justice issues and provides them with the necessary skills to work in the field.

Throughout the year, experts on transitional justice deliver lectures on key topics related to the daily work of practitioners. Lectures are complemented by seminars, during which students are asked to analyse and discuss situations in specific countries, such as Sri Lanka and Colombia.

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The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

27 March 2018

This new book, edited by the two Co-Directors of our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger, provides an unmatched analysis of the United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity.

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Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Institutional Reform

7 March - 4 May 2018

This course explores the international dimension of the rule of law and its promotion in transitional contexts, focusing on institutional reform and guarantees of non-recurrence. The course also looks at the role of the international community and civil society in rule of law reform.

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The Geneva Academy Team Reaches the Semi-Finals of the 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition

10 April 2018

The Geneva Academy, represented by three LLM students – Yasmin Afina from Indonesia, Guillem Puri Plana from Spain and Noa Schreuer from Israel/Germany – reached the semi-finals of the prestigious 2018 Jean-Pictet Competition.

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Course Catalogue

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.

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Spring School

The Transitional Justice Spring School is a special one-week course, open to external participants, that discusses cutting-edge issues in transitional justice

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Living in Geneva

According to international rankings, Geneva offers an excellent quality of life and is one of the most popular places to live.

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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.

Pablo de Greiff

UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence