Past Events

Image of Vladimír Dzuro in the cover of the flyer of the event Event

The Investigator: Demons of the Balkan War - A Talk and Book Launch with Vladimír Dzuro

8 November 2019, 12:30-13:30

In the framework of the 2019 Geneva Peace Week, Vladimír Dzuro, a former investigator at ICTY will discuss the dramatic situations he experienced during that time and presented in his book The Investigator.

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Julie Matatiken is the Senior Laboratory Technician at SOCOMEP, an enterprise that provides services for the Seychelles’ largest industry – industrial tuna fishing. Event

Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs: Closing the Gender Gap in a Rapidly Changing Society

5 November 2019, 13:15-14:45

This event will discuss the challenges in economically empowering women and ways of overcoming them.

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Police in the streets of Athens Event

Human Rights in Peaceful Protest: Lawyers at the Forefront. A European Perspective

4 November 2019, 11:15-12:30

In the context of the 2019 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with IBAHRI, this event will address the too often obstructed right to legal assistance persons subjected to violence, arrest or detention are entitled to.

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Sculpture realized to illustrate thre UDHR Event

Book Launch: Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law

29 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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.

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Graduation hats thrown in the air Event

2019 Graduation Ceremony

25 October 2019

We look forward to welcoming graduating students, their friends, families and our professors at the 2019 Graduation Ceremony.

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Belt of police officers with a Taser Event

Launch: United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons

25 October 2019, 13:15-14:45

This event marks the launch of the UN Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons, the outcome of research and consultations carried out under the Geneva Academy and Pretoria University auspices.

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U.S. Army recruits practice patrol tactics while marching during U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Dec. 6, 2006 Military Briefings

Tactical Decision-Making on Lethal Targeting: Legal Challenges and Humanitarian Concerns?

21 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

In this first Military Briefing of the academic year, we will examine how such determinations take place in practice and what are the legal and ethical difficulties involved.

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A woman drying paddy in front of her house in Tri Budi Syukur village, West Lampung regency, Lampung province, Indonesia on November 05, 2017. Event

The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

This conference will focus on the role of UN human rights mechanisms in monitoring the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants.

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Cover page of the Guidelines Event

Launch in New York: Guidelines on Investigating Violations of IHL

10 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

This event, co-organized with the Swiss Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York will present the 16 guidelines to the New York diplomatic community.

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Shipyard workers, Batam, Indonesia Event

Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

A l’occasion de la sortie de deux ouvrages récents sur les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, leurs auteurs aborderont les défis liés au respect et à la promotion de ces droits.

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