Dr Golay brings to this position more than 20 years of expertise on the right to food.
Our new Research Brief discusses the role of human rights mechanisms in monitoring the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas.
Professor Geiß will develop and promote the Geneva Academy’s expertise in the area of new military technologies.
As a ‘Mechanisms Lab’, the Geneva Human Rights Platform will continue to work on the connectivity of human rights mechanisms.
The paper provides an overview of this trend, derives provisional lessons-learned on the opportuneness of human rights bodies dealing with IHL and examines issues that would deserve further academic and/or practical examination.
This course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
This short course will provide a comprehensive, multidimensional and practical examination of truth commissions, shedding light on both its aims and the practical challenges it has met or is likely to meet.
Olivier Chamard/Geneva Academy
Dr Annyssa Bellal is a Senior Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy and our Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law (IHL). She currently works on a research project on armed groups and IHL.
Robin Geiß, Swiss Chair of IHL at the Geneva Academy, will explore the disruptive potential of new military technologies with a focus on those areas where these technologies could fall through the cracks of the international legal order.
This IHL Talk will discuss the potential (il)legality under jus ad bellum of the United States drone strike which resulted in the killing of seven people, including General Qassem Soleimani (the commander of the Iranian Quds force).
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