Cover page of the 2018 Annual Report on Universal Jurisdiction Event

Universal Jurisdiction: Bridging the Accountability Gap and Providing Justice to Victims

26 June 2018, 12:15-14:00

Panelists will discuss the 2018 Annual Report on Universal Jurisdiction published annually by TRIAL International.

Expert meeting at the Geneva Academy News

The Geneva Human Rights Platform: A Dynamic Forum to Discuss and Debate Topical Human Rights Issues and Challenges

22 June 2018

The Geneva Human Rights Platform provides a dynamic forum in Geneva for all stakeholders in the field of human rights – experts, practitioners, diplomats and civil society – to discuss and debate topical issues and challenges. Relying on academic research and findings, it aims at enabling various actors to become better connected, break down silos and, hence, advance human rights.

The Faculty

Cécile Aptel

Senior Legal Policy Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Associate Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Christof Heyns

Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Pretoria

Sévane Garibian

Swiss National Science Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the University of Neuchâtel

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Clara Sandoval

Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Essex, and Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network

Neus Torbisco-Casals

Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Frank Haldemann

Co-Director of the Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Rama Mani

Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Councillor at the World Future Council

We are witnessing the critical role that transitional justice plays in addressing massive human rights violations and contributing to sustainable peace in many contexts around the world.

David Tolbert

President of the International Center for Transitional Justice

Core Courses

The programme is structured around six modules that cover central theoretical and practical issues in the fields of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law.

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Practical Work

The Master in Transitional Justice combines high-level academic education with real-world practice, allowing students to develop the transferable skills necessary to succeed in the professional world.

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Our Campus

Our campus spans from Geneva’s international area to downtown Geneva with its vibrant cultural life.

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Student Life

Our Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is organized around intimate learning communities enabling close interaction between students and professors.

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