Patricia Ötvös, a lawyer with over 15 years of experience as a litigator, legal counsel and human rights advisor. tells about the programme and what it brought to her career.
Monica Garcia, Executive Assistant at Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Access Campaign
In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the UN Secretary-General refers to our Guidelines on Investigating Violation of IHL: Law, Policy, and Good Practice – co-published with the ICRC.
Six out of the 18 chapters of this new reference book – edited by Ben Saul and Dapo Akande – have been written or co-written by Geneva Academy’s professors or experts.
For the new academic year that will start in October 2020.
Discover what students and alumni say about this programme!
Diakonia Lebanon IHL Resource Desk
Organized by the ICRC, Diakonia Lebanon Resource Desk for IHL and the Geneva Academy, it aims at empowering the next generation of international lawyers from the region with advanced knowledge of international law applicable in armed conflict
Tarek Tawil is a humanitarian practitioner, specialized in the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons during and following armed conflicts. In this interview, he tells about the programme and what it will bring to his career.
Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel
Director of the Geneva Academy and Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva
Professor of Public International Law at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva
President of the Board and Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.
Our objective is to produce graduates who will be leaders in the humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice fields.
The Geneva Academy alumni community is made up of over 700 members who work worldwide in the humanitarian and human rights fields.
Courses cover the law of armed conflict, international human rights law and international criminal law, and also address current issues and challenges.
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.