Past Events

Portrait of Chelsea Manning Event

New Technologies and Manipulation | Chelsea Manning

5 March 2022, 19:15-21:00

The Geneva Academy is co-presenting an in-depth interview with Chelsea Manning at the 20th edition of the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) that will be preceded by the documentary  Made to Measure.

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High Level Segment of the 43rd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. 25 February 2020. Human Rights Conversations

Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) and Human Rights

4 March 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation aims at sensitising Western-centric stakeholders – both academics and practitioners active in multilateral fora – to legitimate criticism coming from the Global South through the so-called TWAIL movement.

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Exhumer la Violence Politique: Nuestras Madres

3 March 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ débute avec la projection du film Nuestras Madres de de César Díaz.

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Icon of St John the forerunner Event

Restitution of Looted Icon of St. John the Forerunner to the Church of Cyprus

23 February 2022, 18:00-20:00

This event will mark the restitution of an 18th century icon of St. John the Forerunner – transferred from Cyprus to the United Kingdom (UK) in 1974 – to the representatives of the Archbishop Chrysostom.

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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

7 February 2022, 12:30-14:00

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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Police officers during a demonstration Event

Discussion on the UN Guidelines for Lawyers in Support of Peaceful Assemblies

24 January 2022, 13:30-15:00

This event aims at promoting the use of the new Guidelines for Lawyers in Support to Peaceful Assemblies within legal professions.

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Keyboard with online tab Event

GHRP Friday: Digital Uplift

21 January 2022, 14:30-16:00

This GHRP Friday will discuss the systemic approach of knowledge management and digitalized procedures in order to look carefully into which UN treaty bodies' activities can be moved online.

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Ending Coercive Interrogation: The New Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering

10 December 2021, 17:30-19:00

This event – co-organized with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) – will discuss the new Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering – also known as the Méndez Principles.

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Rice farmers in India Event

Putting Peasants Rights Into Practice

10 December 2021, 09:15-15:15

This event will discuss proposals to guide Swiss governmental and civil society activities so that they implement the rights enshrined in UNDROP through their international engagement.

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Reaper RPAS Aircraft Lands at Kandahar, Afghanistan Military Briefings

Emerging Technology and the Future of International Humanitarian Law

9 December 2021, 16:30-18:00

This Military Briefing will discuss the role and evolution of IHL in the context of emerging technologies, and provide insights on how armed forces and governments approach these issues.

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