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Formal Launch of the 2020 Review of UN Treaty Bodies: Our Input

4 June 2020

The Geneva Human Rights Platform has been contributing to this review by providing expert input, by facilitating dialogue on the review among various stakeholders, as well as by accompanying the discussions towards the follow-up resolution to 68/268 in New York and in Geneva.

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The Updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention: The Geneva Academy’s Contribution

2 June 2020

The updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention will bewill be launched online on 16 June where an expert panel, including our Director Professor Marco Sassòli, will discuss the Commentary's main findings and will examine how international humanitarian law protects prisoners of war.

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Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

16 June 2020, 12:00-14:00

Join us for our open house to learn more about this part-time programme designed professionals, meet staff, students and alumni, and discuss career opportunities.

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Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.

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We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.

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Protecting the Rights of Older Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Protecting the Rights of Older Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Generating Compliance with Humanitarian Norms: The Less-Explored Avenues

Generating Compliance with Humanitarian Norms: The Less-Explored Avenues

Right On: How to prevent COVID-19 becoming a humanitarian disaster in the context of conflict situations, refugee and IDP populations?

Right On: How to prevent COVID-19 becoming a humanitarian disaster in the context of conflict situations, refugee and IDP populations?