Sandra Pointet / Geneva Academy
Applications for the Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict open at the beginning of March and close at the end of September (late applications are considered in exceptional circumstances).
If you receive an offer, you cannot defer it to a later year. However, it is possible to reapply.
‘Where theory meets practice’ – nowhere else except in the Geneva Academy’s Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict law have I found this motto so persuasive and truly convincing, well beyond rhetoric.
Coming from 18 different countries, they work as diplomats, lawyers as well as for NGOs, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and academic institutions.
After a reminder on mechanisms established by the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their additional Protocols of 1977, the paper summarily frames the relationship between IHL and international human rights law and assess the competence and practice of political mechanisms emanating from the Charter of the United Nations, as well as of universal and regional treaty-based mechanisms.