Two of the authors – Noam Lubell and Jelena Pejic – presented the 16 guidelines before a full room of delegates from the UN General Assembly First and Sixth Commissions, UN agencies, and experts.
Based on research undertaken under the auspices of the Geneva Academy, it intends to clarify the conditions of accountability for international crimes.
These Guidelines aim to bring much needed clarity and support for the conduct of effective investigations into violations of IHL.
The briefing was organized in the context of the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions.
Our Director Professor Marco Sassòli discusses the importance of the Geneva Conventions and our contribution to their implementation.
As the Geneva Conventions turn 70, discover our current and past research projects aiming at clarifying the meaning of the Geneva Conventions in contemporary circumstances.
Published by the Geneva Academy and the Centre for Civil and Political Rights, this guide explores how a human rights-based approach can be used to complement and strengthen anti-corruption efforts.
The Senegalese government is engaged in a decades-old non-international armed conflict (NIAC) in Casamance. Our RULAC online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of this NIAC, including information about parties to the conflict, its classification as a NIAC and applicable international law.
On the occasion of the launch of Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law, based on research undertaken at the Geneva Academy, panelists will discuss questions related to criminal responsibility for international crimes.