The Geneva Academy and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) co-organize a two-day seminar for diplomats accredited to the United Nations in Geneva.
Issues discussed will include ICRC’s action to protect victims of armed conflict through law and policy; the classification of armed conflicts; the rules on conduct of hostilities and the contribution of the Additional Protocols; war in cities; the development of weapons treaties; the protection of refugees; humanitarian access and the relevance of the Additional Protocols.
Humanitarium (International Committee of the Red Cross), 17 Avenue de la Paix, Geneva
Giles Duley will travel to five case study states – Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, Ukraine and Vietnam – to document and tell the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict.
Anh Thu Duong
Anh Thu Duong joined the Executive Master in 2011 while working on human rights and humanitarian issues at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. She tells us about the programme and what it brought to her career.
This course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
This course provides an introduction to the regime of sanctions under international law and their effectiveness in addressing contemporary forms of conflict. It addresses the questions related to state responsibility, the pacific settlement of international disputes and the role of the International Court of Justice.
As an annual publication, The War Report provides an overview of contemporary trends in current armed conflicts, including key international humanitarian law and policy issues that have arisen and require attention.
This project examined the legal requirements that the use of autonomous weapon systems would need to comply with in a number of scenarios envisaged by proponents of increasing autonomy in weapon systems.