Few Places Left: Online Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

20 June 2023

Our online Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is a part-time programme designed for professionals interested in acquiring a solid legal background to address the multiple challenges that arise in contemporary armed conflicts.

Designed for professionals with demanding jobs and responsibilities, it provides them with a solid legal background to address the multiple challenges that arise in humanitarian emergencies, human rights negotiations or criminal proceedings.

Few Places Left

We have a few places left for the coming academic year that will start at the end of September 2023.

If interested or want to apply, you can contact our colleague Ana Kilibarda (Ana.Kilibarda@geneva-academy.ch).

Online Information Session

You can also register to attend our online Open House that will take place on Tuesday 4 July (13:00–13:45 CET) to learn more about the programme, exchange with participants and alumni and discuss career opportunities.

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News

Meet our 2023–2024 Faculty

9 October 2023

Discover the photo gallery of our 2023–2024 faculty members and their motivation to teach and share their expertise with our students.

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44 Professionals Begin Their Online Learning Journey in Our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

25 September 2023

Hailing from 30 different countries, the 44 participants bring a wealth of experience from a wide range of sectors, including international organizations, NGOs, government entities, development agencies, law firms, and the private sector.

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Book Launch: ‘Equality and Non-Discrimination in Armed Conflict, Humanitarian and Human Rights Law in Practice’

21 February 2024, 18:30-20:00

The author and leading experts in IHL and human rights will discuss humanitarian and legal issues pertaining to equality and non-discrimination in armed conflict, based on the findings presented in the book.

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The Weaponizing of Water in Contemporary Armed Conflicts

27 February 2024, 12:15-14:00

This IHL Talk, organized with the Geneva Water Hub, will discuss the weaponization of water in contemporary armed conflicts and the importance of IHL and human rights law in preventing and mitigating the consequences on civilians.

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The Universal Periodic Review and the UN Human Rights System: Raising the Bar on Accountability

11-15 November 2024

This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.

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Neurotechnology and Human Rights

Started in August 2023

This project addresses the human rights implications stemming from the development of neurotechnology for commercial, non-therapeutic ends, and is based on a partnership between the Geneva Academy, the Geneva University Neurocentre and the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee. 

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IHL Expert Pool

Started in January 2022

The IHL-EP works to strengthen the capacity of human rights mechanisms to incorporate IHL into their work in an efficacious and comprehensive manner. By so doing, it aims to address the normative and practical challenges that human rights bodies encounter when dealing with cases in which IHL applies.

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Environmental Human Rights as a Tool in Early Warning and Conflict Prevention The Role of the Human Rights Council

published on January 2024

Erica Harper, Baïna Ubushieva

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Delivering the Right to Peace: Towards a Reinforced Role of the Human Rights Council in the UN's Peace and Security Framework

published on October 2023

Erica Harper, Adam Day

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