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Annyssa Bellal

Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

Annyssa Bellal's areas of expertise include public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and armed non-state actors.

Adriana Bessa

Senior Research Fellow

Adriana Bessa's research areas include the rights of traditional local communities, the draft declaration on the rights of peasants and the right to food.

Joanna Bourke Martignoni

Senior Research Fellow

Joanna Bourke Martignoni's research areas include the right to food, land commercialization, climate change, the right to education and gender equality.

Christophe Golay

Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Christophe Golay's expertise relates to economic, social and cultural rights, the right to food and the rights of peasants.

Jonathan Andrew

Research Fellow

Dr Jonathan Andrew works as Research Fellow in the Geneva Human Rights Platform where he conducts research on the intersection of information technology with human rights law.

Hélène Ramos dos Santos

Research Fellow

Helene Ramos dos Santos is the Senior Fellow–UN Liaison Officer in Geneva for the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI).

Chiara Redaelli

Research Fellow

Chiara Redaelli's areas of expertise include international humanitarian law, jus ad bellum, and international human rights law.

Alice Priddy

Senior Researcher

Alice Priddy's current main research areas concern the rights of persons with disabilities during and in the immediate aftermath of armed conflict.

Kamelia Kemileva

Co-Coordinator of the Geneva Human Rights Platform and Special Projects Manager

Kamelia Kemileva is Special Projects Manager and Co-Coordinator of the Geneva Academy Human Rights Platform.

Émilie Max

Researcher

Émilie Max's research focuses s on the intersection between international humanitarian law and international human rights law

Claire Simmons

Researcher

Claire Simmons conducts research on investigations in situations of armed conflict under the directorship of Professor Noam Lubell, Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy.

Stefania Di Stefano

Project Assistant

Stefania Di Stefano is Project Assistant at the Geneva Academy and a PhD candidate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies since 2018.

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari

Associate Research Fellow

Her areas of expertise include legal anthropology, international human rights, the history of human rights, migration and the UN treaty body system.

Claire Callejon

Associate Research Fellow

Her areas of expertise include international human rights law, the United Nations Human Rights machinery and refugee law.

Clément Voule

Associate Researcher

Clément Nyaletsossi Voule is Associate Researcher at the Geneva Academy and UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association. He is also Senior Advisor at the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR).

Domenico Zipoli

Associate Researcher

His doctoral project focuses on causal mechanisms related to National Human Rights Institutions engagement with the UN Human Rights treaty body system.

Daniel Mekonnen

Visiting Research Fellow

Daniel Mekonnen is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy and the Director of the Eritrean Law Society (ELS).

Peter Vedel Kessing

Visiting Research Fellow

Peter Vedel Kessing is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for Human Rights and Lecturer in international security law at the Faculty of Law of Copenhagen University.