Past Events

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Communicating Human Rights: How to Win the Global ‘Battle of Ideas’

9 September 2020, 15:00-16:30

This online event that will discuss the role that communication techniques and strategies can play in the ‘global battle of ideas’ with the world’s populist and nationalist leaders who reject universal values and supranational institutions.

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Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

8 September 2020, 13:00-14:15

In this online event co-organized with the ATLAS Network, prominent women in international law will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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The Un General Asembly Event

Reactions to the Consultation Process of the 2020 Treaty Body Review

4 September 2020, 15:00-17:00

This Geneva Academy Friday will discuss the results of the consultation process and allow stakeholders, to react to the areas highlighted by States and in particular by the co-facilitators.

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Women's perspectives on a career in international law

15 July 2020, 13:00-14:15

In this online event co-organized with the ATLAS Network, prominent women in international law will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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Iraq, Mosul, Shortly after the start of armed operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), 19 oil wells have been set ablaze by retreating armed groups south of the city. IHL Talks

Protecting the Environment in Situations of Armed Conflict

7 July 2020, 12:30-14:00

This online IHL Talk will provide an overview of the rules of international law providing protection to the natural environment, as well as of initiatives aimed at clarifying and/or reinforcing such rules.

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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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Right On

Business, the Economy, and Livelihoods in a COVID-19 World

10 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

Join us online to discuss the human rights responsibilities of businesses during global health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Right On

Right On: Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists in Times of Crisis

4 June 2020, 16:00-17:30

Join us online to discuss challenges for the right to access to information in times when most governments need to come up with strategies to mitigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

27 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

Join us online to discuss the protection of the rights of older persons during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mali, Gao:  Gao region, Ansongo cercle, Tessit. ICRC dissemination session about international humanitarian law for an armed group. Event

Generating Compliance with Humanitarian Norms: The Less-Explored Avenues

26 May 2020, 14:30-16:00

Join us online to discuss innovative approaches to generate respect for international humanitarian law during armed conflicts.

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