Terms of Use

Last updated: November 2016



www. geneva-academy.ch is a website operated by the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Geneva Academy), with its registered offices at Villa Moynier, Rue de Lausanne 120B, CP 67, 1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland.

By using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy governing this website.


These Terms of Use are valid as of the date at the top of this page. The Geneva Academy reserves the right to modify them at any time. Please consult this page regularly.


The Geneva Academy is committed to keeping its website accessible to all people, including persons with disabilities. This website is compliant with the latest version of the W3C guidelines (WCAG 2.0).

If you are experiencing difficulties accessing information on this website, please let us know by emailing info[at]geneva-academy.ch

Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright and other intellectual property rights to these web pages belong to the Geneva Academy unless otherwise indicated.

Where copyright belongs to the Geneva Academy, content on this website – with the exclusion of photos, Geneva Academy logos, Geneva Academy publications, graphics and web design where all rights are reserved – is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Where copyright does not belong to the Geneva Academy, you may not use or transmit such materials without express agreement of the copyright owner.

Liability Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate and up to date, its contents may be incorrect or out of date and are subject to change without notice. Information on the website regarding courses is provided for information and guidance purposes only and does not constitute a contract. The Geneva Academy gives no warranty or assurance regarding the content of the website.

The designation of states or territories on this website does not imply any judgement by the Geneva Academy regarding the legal status of such states or territories, or their authorities and institutions, or the delimitation of their boundaries, or the status of any states or territories that border them.


This website may provide hypertext links to other websites that are external to the Geneva Academy. These hyperlinks are provided for reference only. The Geneva Academy cannot be held responsible in any form whatsoever or for any reasons whatsoever for the content and operation of linked sites. The inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the Geneva Academy of the linked content. In any case, linked sites are governed by their own regulations, especially as regards intellectual property rights and privacy policies.

You may link to the homepage or a specific page of this website, provided that you do so in a fair and legal manner which does not damage the reputation of the Geneva Academy or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of the Geneva Academy without the Geneva Academy's prior written consent.

This website must not be framed on any other site without the prior written consent of the Geneva Academy.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Switzerland. The Swiss courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or relating to, the use of this website, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

Remarks and Questions

If you find any inaccurate information on this website, please let us know by emailing info[at]geneva-academy.ch and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable.

If you have questions regarding copyright and other intellectual property rights, or any other question related to these Terms of Use, you can email us at info[at]geneva-academy.ch