The Supervisory Committee – composed of the Rector of the University of Geneva, the Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and of two professors nominated by them – is our main supervisory body. It nominates the Geneva Academy’s Director, approves our annual budget as well as all decisions related to the financing of the institution.
Rector, University of Geneva
Director, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.
Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.
Our new Working Paper invites readers to embark on a critical journey, shedding light on the intricate dynamics between security and human rights and calls for us to consider the effectiveness of counterterrorism policies as a matter of human rights law, demonstrating the benefits of this approach in improving the rationality of the decision-making process.
The 79 students enrolled in our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law started their classes on 18 September after a busy and insightful orientation week.
Our new Research Paper presents a comprehensive examination of the realities faced by 'Youth Associated with Non-State Armed Groups'.