Geneva Academy Wednesdays

Geneva Academy Wednesdays (GAW) are a platform coordinated by Geneva Academy researchers and teaching assistants to foster debate and discussion between academics and practitioners on different aspects of international law or international relations.
Picture of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan Geneva Academy Wednesdays

Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Prospects and Challenges

2 May 2018, 18:30-20:00

This Geneva Academy Wednesday proposes to discuss the international law principles governing the threat or use of nuclear weapons, as well as the significance of the nuclear weapons ban treaty for nuclear disarmament.

Read More >

Extraterritorial Non-International Armed Conflicts: Classification and Applicable Law

4 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

Interrogation and Torture: Research on Efficacy, and Impacts for International Law

14 March 2018, 18:30-20:30

Read more >

Social media platforms: the new gatekeepers of free speech?

29 November 2017, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

Book Launch: ‘The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law’

8 November 2017, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

Out of the Shadows: Recommendations to Advance Transparency in the Use of Lethal Force

27 September 2017, 18:00-19:30

Read more >

General Comment on the Right to Life: Update from the UN Human Rights Committee

22 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

Autonomous Weapon Systems: Ban or Regulate?

1 March 2017, 17:30-19:30

Read more >

The International Criminal Court – At a Turning Point?

7 December 2016, 18:15-20:00

Read more >

International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law in the fight against terrorism - Bush, Obama and Trump

30 November 2016, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

Crimes against Humanity – Do we need a New Global Treaty?

8 June 2016

Read more >

The right to life: current trends and challenges - The perspective of the Human Rights Committee

23 March 2016, 18:30-20:00

Read more >

The War on Terror, Part II: International Law after Paris

16 December 2015, 17:30-19:30

Read more >

Videos

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - Autonomous Weapons Ban or Regulate ?

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - Autonomous Weapons Ban or Regulate ?

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - The International Criminal Court – At a Turning Point

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - The International Criminal Court – At a Turning Point

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - General Comment on the Right to Life: Update from the UN Human Rights Committee

Geneva Academy Wednesdays - General Comment on the Right to Life: Update from the UN Human Rights Committee