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Informal Consultations on Improvised Explosive Devices: Presentation of our Platform

1 September 2017

Our Executive Manager Kamelia Kemileva presented our Platform on improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at the informal consultations on IEDs organized by France and Colombia on 31 August at the Palais des Nations.

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Antonio Coco: From the Geneva Academy to Oxford!

3 August 2017

Our alumnus and teaching assistant Antonio Coco was recently appointed Departmental Lecturer in Law at Oxford University.

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The Geneva Academy Team Wins the Prize for the Best Defence Memorandum at the 2017 Nuremberg Moot Court!

1 August 2017

Congratulations to the Geneva Academy team – Tafadzwa Christmas, Elena Piasentin, Lina Rodriguez, Caroline Siewert and Thomas Van Poecke – for winning the Prize for the Best Defence Memorandum at the 2017 Nuremberg Moot Court!

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Armed Non-State Actors: Our Work

31 July 2017

Our Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law, Dr Annyssa Bellal, participated on 28 and 29 July 2016 to the 'Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict'.

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From Geneva to Solferino in Four Days!

31 July 2017

Alexis Comninos, Elena Engelke and Giovanni Papotti cycled from Geneva to Solferino in four days to raise funds for a scholarship to allow a student with limited financial means to enroll in the upcoming LLM programme in September.

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A Regional Consultation for Africa on the Future of the UN Treaty Body System

26 July 2017

Our Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020 held on 20–21 July its fourth regional consultation in Nairobi, Kenya, in partnership with Strathmore University Law School and the Universities of Nairobi and Pretoria.

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Transitional Justice Café on Memorialization in Russia and the Balkans News

Transitional Justice Cafés: Meeting the Actors and Tackling the Challenges

10 July 2017

From the peace agreement in Colombia to the situation in the Central African Republic or the role of armed non-state actors in transitional justice processes, seven Transitional Justice Cafés allowed students of the Master in Transitional Justice to discuss topical issues with leading expert in the field.

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Successful First Conference on Current Issues in Armed Conflicts

6 July 2017

On 29 and 30 June 2017 the Geneva Academy, in collaboration with the University of Essex, held the first Conference on Current Issues in Armed Conflicts.

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Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict: What our Alumni Say

3 July 2017

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.

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Misrata,Tripoli street. Civilians checking the situation after the end of the fighting. News

Libya: A Short Guide to the Conflict

29 June 2017

Our new publication Libya: A Short Guide to the Conflict provides an overview of the current situation in Libya and key developments in 2017. It notably describes the many sources of the instability in the country from 2014 until today and provides an overview of the role and involvement of the various armed groups, as well as a mapping of foreign involvement in the Libyan conflict.

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