Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco

Nathalie Mivelaz Tirabosco

Head of Communication and External Relations

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 and external relations 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.

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Executive Education

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The fiver directors of the Geneva Academy

Leading the Geneva Academy

Since our creation 15 years ago, we've been led by five Directors: Professor Andrew Clapham, Professor Paola Gaeta, Professor Robert Roth, Professor Marco Sassòli and Professor Gloria Gaggioli. Discover our photo gallery where they tell what the Geneva Academy represents to them.

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News

15 Years: Key Facts and Figures

22 December 2022

Numbers don't tell everything but are a good indicator of our growth, of the wealth of activities we've carried out over the last 15 years and, to some extent, of our realizations.

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The Geneva Academy Flags Fly on the Mont-Blanc Bridge for our 15th Anniversary

14 November 2022

From 14 to 20 November, flags with the Geneva Academy’s logo will be flying on the Mont-Blanc Bridge on the occasion of our 15th anniversary.

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