September 2020 - August 2021
Study Mode Part-time
Application start 30 March 2020
Application end 21 September 2020
Sandra Pointet / Geneva Academy
Please read the information in this section carefully before starting an application, as it will help ensure a quick and smooth application process.
The online application is divided into the following three steps:
If you do not complete your application form in one go you have the following two options:
This document provides information about technical issue to take into when applying online. It also proposes some solutions if you encounter problems.
All the documents required are specified in the online application form and have to be attached to your online application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please do not send original documents, as all submitted materials become the property of the Geneva Academy upon receipt. Documents cannot be returned to the applicant nor forwarded to other schools or agencies.
After a reminder on mechanisms established by the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their additional Protocols of 1977, the paper summarily frames the relationship between IHL and international human rights law and assess the competence and practice of political mechanisms emanating from the Charter of the United Nations, as well as of universal and regional treaty-based mechanisms.
The United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less-Lethal Weapons in Law Enforcement issued by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the outcome of research and broad consultations carried out under the auspices of the Geneva Academy and the University of Pretoria.