Libya, destroyed houses News

Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law: Contributions by our Professors and Experts

12 May 2020

Six out of the 18 chapters of the new Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law – edited by Ben Saul and Dapo Akande – have been written or co-written by Geneva Academy’s professors or experts.

Read more >

View of the UN Human Rights Council News

New Book Provides a Unique Practitioner’s Insight into the Work of the UN Human Rights Council

4 May 2020

The new book The Human Rights Council: A Practical Anatomy by Eric Tistounet, Chief of the Human Rights Council Branch at OHCHR, is the outcome of a six-months research fellowship carried out by the author at the Geneva Academy.

Read more >

Heavy erosion on the east side of Greneda, near Grenville. News

Call for Papers: Human Rights and the Climate Change Crisis

23 April 2020

Graduate and postgraduate researchers having obtained their PhD within the past 10 years are invited to submit proposals for a workshop that will examine the relationship between climate change and human rights.

Read more >

THEMATIC AREAS

Peru, Huancasancos. A military helicopter allegedly shot down during the conflict in the early nineties.

Armed Conflict

Discover

Liberia, Monrovia, Central Prison. A detainee, September 2011

Human Rights Protection

Discover

Yemen, Sana'a. Children seeking water, May 2015

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Discover

Peru, Ayacucho. 78 victims received the mortal remains of their beloved who went missing before taking them to their village for a decent burial. Men and women are carrying the coffins of their beloved ones.

Transitional Justice

Discover

Al Mahdi case: accused makes an admission of guilt at trial opening, August 2016

International Criminal Justice

Discover

Yemen, Pictures of the situation in the North Yemen where MSF has been assist population who is living under the bombardment of the Saudi coalition.

Law and Security

Discover

Human Rights Council, 31st Session, General view of the room XX and delegates during of the High Level Segment, 29 February 29, 2016.

UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Discover

Our Databases

The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law.