Maud Bonnet is the Executive Director at the Geneva Academy.
Before joining the Geneva Academy, she worked at Geneva Call, a humanitarian organization, as Director of External Relations and Support, and previously as Director of Communication and External Relations.
Prior to joining Geneva Call, Maud worked at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and at the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD).
Maud holds a Master of Advanced Studies in International Humanitarian Law from the Geneva Academy and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of non-profit Organization from the University of Geneva.
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Our new Working Paper Promoting Quality, Independent and Diverse Treaty Body Membership discuss the membership of UN treaty bodies, a key issue to ensure proper human rights protection and the credibility of the overall system.
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89 students graduated last week from our three master’s programmes – 48 for our LLM in IHL and Human Rights, 27 for our MAS in Transitional Justice and 14 for our Executive Master.
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Several armed conflicts classified in our RULAC online portal see the participation of mercenaries or private military security companies alongside states’ armed forces. Dr Chiara Redaelli, in charge of RULAC and an expert in IHL, answers our questions regarding what IHL says about this phenomenon.