Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference
This year's edition will take place in London and will discuss the global system for accountability, reparations and justice from the perspective of victims, the qualification of armed conflict, armed gangs and organized crime and emerging military technologies. Some of these issues are drawn from the 2017 edition of the War Report.
Expert panels with leading academics and practitioners will address these topics. To foster interactions and debate among participants, speakers will provide different /complementary perspectives and leave space for interactions with the public.
More details on speakers and the programme will be announced in due course.
A drinks reception will follow from 19:00 - 19:30
The book Modes of Liability in International Criminal Law, based on research undertaken under the auspices of the Geneva Academy intends to clarify the conditions of accountability for international crimes.
Lisa Borden, a practising trial lawyer in the US for 30 years and currently enrolled in our LLM tells us about the programme and life in Geneva.
This event marks the launch in Geneva of the book International Humanitarian Law and Non-State Actors: Debates, Law and Practice.
The FIFDH, MSF and the Geneva Academy co-organize an evening on international humanitarian law with the screening of The Cave, followed by a debate.
This short course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
This short course provides an overview of the evolution of the rules governing the use of force in international law, focusing on military intervention on humanitarian grounds and the creation of the United Nations collective security system. It then addresses the concept of the responsibility to protect.
This research aims at building a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address human rights responsibilities of armed non-state actors.
As an annual publication, The War Report provides an overview of contemporary trends in current armed conflicts, including key international humanitarian law and policy issues that have arisen and require attention.