Testimonials for our 10th Anniversary

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On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, colleagues, friends, partners and alumni told what the Geneva Academy means to them!

Alumni and Friends

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Tobias Vestner

Tobias Vestner is Cluster Leader of the Security and Law Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

'To me the Geneva Academy is' by Dalila Seoane

Dalila Seoane is Legal Associate at Civitas Maxima and Alumna of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Gabriel Faria

Gabriel Faria is Human Rights and Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Alumnus of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

'To me the Geneva Academy is' by Emilie Max

Emilie Max is Legal Officer at the International Humanitarian Law Section of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Alumna of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and

Jean-Baptiste Maillart, Alumnus of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Former Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy and PhD Candidate at the University of Geneva

'To me the Geneva Academy is' by Alexis Comninos

Alexis Comninos is  an Associate at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and an Alumnus of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and

Professors and Researchers

‘Pour moi l'Académie c'est’ par Robert Roth

Robert Roth est le Directeur de l'Académie et Professeur Honoraire de Droit Pénal International à l'Université de Genève

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Dr Annyssa Bellal

Dr Annyssa Bellal is the Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy

'To me the Geneva Academy is' by Nils Melzer

Nils Melzer is the Swiss Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy and UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Andrew Clapham

Andrew Clapham is the Former Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at The Geneva Academy and at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

‘Pour moi l'Académie c'est’ par Dr Sandra Krähenmann

Dr Sandra Krähenmann est Research Fellow à l'Académie

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Thomas Unger

Thomas Unger is the Co-Director of the Geneva Acdemy's Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

‘To me the Geneva Academy is’ by Tom Gal

Tom Gal is Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy, PhD Candidate at the University of Geneva and Alumna of our LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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