Portrait of Dr Helen Durham Event

Opening Lecture – Respect for International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century: Utopian Dream or Pragmatic Reality?

18 October 2021, 18:00-19:30

Dr Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy at the ICRC, will address the legal, operational and political imperative of the international community continuing to work towards the application and implementation of IHL.

UNSC Session on Yemen IHL Talks

A Tale of Two Cities: Humanitarian Affairs and Multilateralism in New York and Geneva

25 October 2021, 19:00-20:30

This IHL Talk, co-organized with the International Peace Institute (IPI), aims at contrasting approaches to, and decision-making on, humanitarian affairs in the relevant multilateral fora in New York and Geneva.

The Faculty

Gloria Gaggioli

Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Marco Sassòli

Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Robert Kolb

Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Lindsey Cameron

Head of Thematic Legal Advisers, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Executive Education

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Career Opportunities

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Alumni

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Course Catalogue

Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.

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The Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict is a special opportunity to acquire, while working, a strong knowledge of public international law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law and human rights law. I need to learn about these topics and I can’t join a full-time programme due to my work commitments.

Ziad Ayoubi

Head of Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)