Yulia Mogutova

Yulia Mogutova

Teaching Assistant

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  International Criminal Law  /  International Refugee Law  /  Public International Law  /  Energy Law   /  Natural Resources  /  Humanitarian Action

Yulia Mogutova is a Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy and a PhD candidate at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva. Her research focuses on the management of natural resources in armed conflicts.

Before joining the Geneva Academy, Yulia has been working as a Legal Adviser with Regional Delegation of the International Committee the Red Cross (ICRC) for the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova. Among other projects, she was involved in international humanitarian law (IHL) dissemination and working with academic circles and think-tanks as well as on IHL implementation at the national level.

Yulia holds LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy and a Specialist Degree in Law from Kutafin Moscow State Law University with the specialization in International Energy Law. Apart from working with the ICRC, she has professional experience in the private sector and academic sphere.


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New Working Paper Examines the Role of Peacekeeping Operations in Ensuring Respect for IHL

5 October 2021

The UN Security Council and Common Article 1: Understanding the Role of Peacekeeping Operations in Ensuring Respect for IHL examines the applicability of article 1 common to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 – on the obligation to respect and ensure respect for IHL – to the UN, with a specific focus on peacekeeping operations.

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New Working Paper Discusses the Relevance of Smart Mix Measure in AI Governance and Regulation

1 October 2021

Our new Working Paper discusses how current initiatives on the regulation of artificial intelligence technologies should incorporate the protection and respect for human rights.

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 Taliban fighters on a truck in Kabul, August 17 2021 IHL Talks


28 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

This online IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal, political and protection-related challenges stemming from the situation in Afghanistan.

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