11 March 2020, 18:00-19:30
Register start 5 February 2020
Register end 10 March 2020
As both the former Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA) (2014-2019) and a former Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (2002-2014), Pierre Krahenbühl knows first-hand how to navigate operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.
Drawing from his unique experience, he will share his thoughts on the role played by international humanitarian law as a legal framework in contributing to the daily work of international humanitarian organizations.
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In this event, Pierre Krahenbühl, former Commissioner-General for the UN Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA) and former Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), discussed operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.
In the framework of our LLM in IHL and Human Rights, students pleaded during the entire day of 24 April 2021 for Israel and for Palestine arguing that the side they represent has respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.
Three new Working Papers – researched by the Geneva Academy in the context of our joint project with the ICRC on the digitalization of armed conflict – address some of the main issues of contention concerning the application of international law to military cyber operations.
VOA, via Wikimedia Commons
This online IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal, political and protection-related challenges stemming from the situation in Afghanistan.
Dr Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy at the ICRC, will address the legal, operational and political imperative of the international community continuing to work towards the application and implementation of IHL.
This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees. It notably examines the sources of international refugee law, including the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, and their interaction with human rights law and international humanitarian law.
This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, discusses the protection offered by international humanitarian law (IHL) in non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) and addresses some problems and controversies specific to IHL of NIACs, including the difficulty to ensure the respect of IHL by armed non-state actors.
Via a new lecture series on disruptive military technologies, this project aims at staying abreast of the various military technology trends; promoting legal and policy debate on new military technologies; and furthering the understanding of the convergent effects of different technological trends shaping the digital battlefield of the future.
This research aims at building a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address human rights responsibilities of armed non-state actors.