Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
The Geneva Academy is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to gender, cultural, linguistic and generational diversity.
We're currently looking for a Student Office Assistant (30-40 percent), fixed term contract (15 September 2019 - 31 August 2020) to assist our Student Office and our Executive Education.
Applicants must submit their dossier (letter of motivation, CV) via the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies portal.
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.
The Geneva Conventions turn 70 today. As an academic institution, we work every day to uphold knowledge of and respect for international humanitarian law and thus protect people affected by armed conflicts.
On the occasion of the Geneva Conventions 70th anniversary, our Director Professor Marco Sassòli discusses their importance and our contribution to their implementation.
Our Strategic Adviser on international humanitarian, Dr Annyssa Bellal, has been invited to brief on 13 August – together with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer and the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Miguel de Serpa Soares – the UN Security Council on the Geneva Conventions.