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Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

20 October 2020, 12:30-14:00

This book is the outcome of a six-month research fellowship at the Geneva Academy carried out by Eric Tistounet, Chief of the Human Rights Council Branch at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Professor Gloria Gaggioli Is the New Director of the Geneva Academy

24 August 2020

Professor Gloria Gaggioli is the new Director of the Geneva Academy. In this new role, she will provide vision and guidance to anchor the role of the Geneva Academy as a centre for academic excellence that provides high-quality education, training and research in international law in armed conflict and in human rights.

The Faculty

Gloria Gaggioli

Director of the Geneva Academy and Associate/SNF Professor at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Marco Sassòli

Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

Robert Kolb

Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva

Lindsey Cameron

Head of Thematic Legal Advisers, Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross

William A. Schabas

Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, London

Vincent Chetail

President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Executive Education

We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Career Opportunities

Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.

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Alumni

The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.

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Course Catalogue

Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.

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I really wanted to seriously deepen my knowledge to acquire the solid legal background much needed in the numerous international negotiations I was involved in. The Executive Master brought me that legal background and helped me feeling more confident in my daily work.

Anh Thu Duong

Programme Manager, Humanitarian Coordination, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland