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Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Online side event at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the Geneva Academy, the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN Special Procedures and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Experts Discuss the Humanitarian and Societal Impact of Military Cyber Operations

1 March 2021

At an online workshop – one of the first steps of a research project on the humanitarian consequences and protection needs caused by the digitalization of armed conflicts – cyber experts discussed the humanitarian and societal impact of military cyber operations.

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Yemen, Saada. A group of children play football against a backdrop of destroyed houses. The northern governorate has witnessed several episodes of violence since 2006 that left behind immense destruction. Training

Advanced IHL Seminar for Academics and Policy Makers

4 May - 30 June 2021

Organized with the ICRC, this advanced IHL seminar aims to enhance the capacity of lecturers and researchers to teach and research IHL and contemporary issues arising during armed conflict, while also equipping policy-makers with an in-depth understanding of ongoing legal debates and their relevance to decision-making.

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Geneva Academy Crowdfunding Campaign 2021 - Guillem Puri Plana

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