Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco

Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco

Communication Manager

Areas of expertise

International Human Rights Law  /  Economic, Social and Cultural Rights  /  UN Human Rights Mechanisms  /  Advocacy  /  Strategic Communication  /  Campaigns

Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco is in charge of communications at the Geneva Academy.

Before joining the Geneva Academy, she worked for the Government of Geneva where she was Head of Communications on international Geneva, promoting Geneva as an international city in close collaboration with the UN Office at Geneva, other Geneva-based international organizations and NGOs and the Swiss government.

Previously, Nathalie worked for more than nine years in the field of human rights, holding various positions in NGOs and at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human rights (OHCHR). She was notably Advocacy Director at the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions where she led the international campaign for an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. At OHCHR, Nathalie was the focal point on issues related to the right to adequate housing and the right to water, advising field offices, other staff and the High Commissioner on these issues.

Nathalie holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston.

Masters

We are a leading education institution in international humanitarian law, human rights and transitional justice.

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Research

Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.

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Executive Education

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

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Events

Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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A session of the UN Human Rights Committee News

Promoting Quality, Independent and Diverse Treaty Body Membership

23 November 2021

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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2021 Graduation Ceremony News

89 Students Graduated from our Three Master’s Programmes

12 November 2021

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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A Private Afghan Security Company technical armed with a DShK heavy machine gun sits along the side of a road. U.S.Forces stopped this security company's convoy due to reports from locals claiming that the security company had been shooting sporadic gunfi News

The Involvement of Mercenaries and Private Military Security Companies in Armed Conflicts: What does IHL Say?

9 November 2021

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.

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