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picture of the 2016 Graduation of the LLM News

The 2016 Graduation Ceremony

28 October 2016

Congratulations to our LLM and Executive Master Graduates! We wish them all the best in their future endeavors!

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2016 Henry Dunant Research Prize

26 October 2016

The 2016 Henry Dunant Research Prize is awarded to Ms Sabrina Henry.

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Nils Melzer at the United Nations Office at Geneva after his appointment as Special Rapporteur on torture News

Dr Nils Melzer appointed Special Rapporteur on Torture

6 October 2016

The UN Human Rights Council appointed  Dr Nils Melzer, Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy, the next Special Rapporteur on torture.

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Nils Melzer at the United Nations Office at Geneva after his appointment as Special Rapporteur on torture News

Dr Nils Melzer appointed Special Rapporteur on Torture

6 October 2016

The UN Human Rights Council appointed  Dr Nils Melzer, Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy, the next Special Rapporteur on torture.

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Military Briefings

3 October 2016

We are launching a series of Military Briefings relating to military institutions and the law for our students.

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Looking Forward to the New Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

6 June 2016

There are just three months left before the start of our new one-year master programme in transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law! With September just around the corner, we are putting the final touches to the programme and get ready to welcome our students at the Geneva Academy.

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The Geneva Academy Team Wins the 2016 Jean-Pictet Competition

28 March 2016

The Geneva Academy, represented by Sarah Gale, Annelies Nachtergaele and Clementine Rendle, won the prestigious 2016 Jean-Pictet Competition. It is the first time in the Geneva Academy’s history that it has won this prominent IHL moot.

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Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger in front of the Geneva Academy's headquarters. News

New Master in Transitional Justice: Interview with Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger

15 February 2016

Frank Haldemann and Thomas Unger co-direct the Geneva Academy’s new Master in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law. They share with us, in this interview, the rationale behind the establishment of this new Master, its specificities and their views regarding the evolving field of transitional justice.

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