An Australian service light armored vehicle drives through Tangi Valley, Afghanistan News

Non-International Armed Conflicts in Afghanistan and the Peace Talks with the Taliban

19 November 2020

Our RULAC online portal provides a detailed analysis of these conflicts. It has been updated to include recent developments, including the current peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Police officer stands before road blocks News

Experts Discuss the Effectiveness and Legality of Counterterrorism Measures

17 November 2020

Co-organized with the Counter-Terror Pro LegEm Project, the meeting examined the effectiveness of measures to prevent and counter terrorism – closure of places of worship, vague prohibitions of ‘glorification of terrorism’, stop-and-search operations – and their impact on human rights.

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

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The Geneva Academy offers a unique opportunity to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the main international law branches that are relevant for the protection of individuals in armed conflict and other situations of violence. The strong academic level of the students, the diversity of cultures represented in the programme and the richness of in-class discussions on contemporary legal issues makes teaching at the Geneva Academy a true pleasure.

Gloria Gaggioli

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