Past Events

Picture of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan Event

Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Prospects and Challenges

2 May 2018, 18:30-20:00

This event 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 >
Tana Delta region, Kipao village. Haduko benefits of a cash assistance programme of the ICRC for people affected by the drought. The assistance is sent through a mobile money service, and the receiver then makes a cash withdrawal from a mobile money vendo IHL Talks

Cash transfer programming in emergencies: implications for protection, rights and International Humanitarian Law

27 April 2018, 12:30-14:00

This IHL Talk will discuss the key principles which underpin the selection of cash as the means of assistance and how it aligns with core principles of international human rights and humanitarian law.

Read More >
A soldier examines components of an improvised explosive device. Improvised Explosive Devices

The 2018 UN Secretary General Report on Improvised Explosive Devices

19 April 2018

This event aims at discussing the  the United Nations Secretary General report on improvised explosive devices.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
Banner of the UN Library Events Event

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.

Read More >
Syria, 2016, outhwestern Aleppo. The ICRC meets displaced families living in collective shelters. Event

Extraterritorial Non-International Armed Conflicts: Classification and Applicable Law

4 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

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

Read More >
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.

Read More >
Event

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.

Read More >
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.

Read More >