Past Events

Duch, le maître des forges de l’enfer Event

Film et Débat: Duch, le maître des forges de l’enfer

17 April 2018, 18:30-20:30

 La projection du film de Rithy Panh, dans lequel il interroge Kaing Guek Eav, dit Duch, sera suivie d'un débat modéré par Sévane Garibian, Professeure de droit (FNS) à l'Université de Genève.

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Destructions due to Nargis cyclone Event

International Disaster Law: Towards a Universal Convention?

16 April 2018, 12:15-14:00

This lecture by Giulio Bartolini will address the Draft Articles on the 'Protection of persons in the event of disasters' adopted by the International Law Commission in 2016.

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Rights, Faith and Fights - Legal Systems and Contemporary Conflicts

11 April 2018, 12:30-14:00

This UN Library Talk explores how political and faith considerations may affect the interpretation of the law, and how ‘faith’ and ‘rights’ could work together in creating better rights protection and better compliance with IHL.

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Syria, 2016, outhwestern Aleppo. The ICRC meets displaced families living in collective shelters. Geneva Academy Wednesdays

Extraterritorial Non-International Armed Conflicts: Classification and Applicable Law

4 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

This Geneva Academy Wednesday proposes to discuss these current issues on classification and applicable law under international humanitarian law.

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Somalia, Anjaraale village, 15 km outside Baidoa. A man, beneficiary of the ICRC cash grants programme, plants sorghum that is a popular crop amongst farmers and the staple food in most homes in Anjaraale village. Event

THE FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO FOOD: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?

27 March 2018, 18:30-20:00

Panelists will share good practices and challenges in supporting the use of the Voluntary Guidelines on the right to food at national and global levels.

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Film Screening and Debate: The Look of Silence

20 March 2018, 18:30-20:30

The screening of Joshua Oppenheimer's film ‘The Look of Silence’ about the Indonesian killings of 1965–1966 will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Riccardo Bocco.

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Surveillance images Event

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunity or Threat for Human Rights?

17 March 2018, 17:30-20:00

The International film festival and forum on human rights (FIFDH) and the Geneva Academy co-organize this debate on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be preceded by the screening of the film Pre Crime.

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British troops exercise in Estonia as part of the NATO's eFP (Enhanced Forward Presence) Military Briefings

War, Military Operations and Armament: Evolution and Challenges

17 March 2018, 14:00-16:00

Capitaine de vaisseau Erwan Roche, Etat-major des armées (Defense Staff), France, will discuss the evolutions and challenges related to war, military operations and armament.

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Aleppo. Buses await to enter Eastern Aleppo to evacuate civilians while sporadic fighting continues and houses are burning. IHL Talks

Accountability in Syria: The Role of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

15 March 2018, 12:30-14:30

This IHL Talk, co-organized with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, will discuss the work of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism  and its role regarding victims.

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Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands province, Katiloma. Barbed wires at the window of a clinic abandoned because of a tribal conflict. Geneva Academy Wednesdays

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

14 March 2018, 18:30-20:30

This Geneva Academy Wednesday proposes to look at torture as an intelligence gathering tool through the lens of efficacy.

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