Giles Duley will travel to five case study states – Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, Ukraine and Vietnam – to document and tell the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict.
We added nine military occupations to our Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC) online database. Visitors can discover them either by browsing the map or by browsing conflicts per types or regions.
These courses form part of our Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. They are open to professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our alumnus and teaching assistant Antonio Coco was recently appointed Departmental Lecturer in Law at Oxford University.
Congratulations to the Geneva Academy team – Tafadzwa Christmas, Elena Piasentin, Lina Rodriguez, Caroline Siewert and Thomas Van Poecke – for winning the Prize for the Best Defence Memorandum at the 2017 Nuremberg Moot Court!
Our Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law, Dr Annyssa Bellal, participated on 28 and 29 July 2016 to the 'Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict'.
Alexis Comninos, Elena Engelke and Giovanni Papotti cycled from Geneva to Solferino in four days to raise funds for a scholarship to allow a student with limited financial means to enroll in the upcoming LLM programme in September.
Our Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020 held on 20–21 July its fourth regional consultation in Nairobi, Kenya, in partnership with Strathmore University Law School and the Universities of Nairobi and Pretoria.
Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
From the peace agreement in Colombia to the situation in the Central African Republic or the role of armed non-state actors in transitional justice processes, seven Transitional Justice Cafés allowed students of the Master in Transitional Justice to discuss topical issues with leading expert in the field.
On 29 and 30 June 2017 the Geneva Academy, in collaboration with the University of Essex, held the first Conference on Current Issues in Armed Conflicts.