Professor Geiß will develop and promote the Geneva Academy’s expertise in the area of new military technologies.
Our new War Report article analyses the June 2019 shooting down by Iran of a United States (US) military drone and the alleged US counter cyber-attack.
The paper provides an overview of this trend, derives provisional lessons-learned on the opportuneness of human rights bodies dealing with IHL and examines issues that would deserve further academic and/or practical examination.
Issued by OHCHR and the outcome of research and broad consultations carried out under the auspices of the Geneva Academy and the University of Pretoria.
Based on research undertaken under the auspices of the Geneva Academy, it intends to clarify the conditions of accountability for international crimes.
These Guidelines aim to bring much needed clarity and support for the conduct of effective investigations into violations of IHL.
Robin Geiß, Swiss Chair of IHL at the Geneva Academy, will explore the disruptive potential of new military technologies with a focus on those areas where these technologies could fall through the cracks of the international legal order.
During his time at the Geneva Academy, Alexandre will investigate how stolen and looted cultural objects from conflict zones, or objects that have been hidden as spoils of wars, find their way into the mainstream international art and antique market via the regulated financial markets.
Émilie Max is one of our researchers. She tells us about her background, the research projects she works on and why she decided to work in this field.