This course provides an introduction to the regime of sanctions under international law and their effectiveness in addressing contemporary forms of conflict.
This short course focuses on the functioning and the mechanisms of the United Nations Human Rights Council, as well as on the dynamics at play in this major human rights body.
This short course focuses on the specific issues that arise in times of armed conflict regarding the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights.
This short course analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees.
This course discusses the protection offered by international humanitarian law in non-international armed conflicts.
This short course focuses on an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.
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This panel will focus on the practicalities of how international humanitarian law is used and the role it plays in the work of the UN human rights machinery.
In the context of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), this event will address forced displacement and demographic engineering in Syria.
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.
The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.
Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.
The Geneva Academy is uniquely positioned, with its proximity to the United Nations and other international bodies in Geneva, its expert faculty and its highly motivated, extraordinarily diverse, and very stimulating student body. It is extremely fulfilling to be part of it.