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Justice denied? Access to justice for victims of sexual violence

Justice denied? Access to justice for victims of sexual violence

31.7.2019

Despite sexual violence being recognised as a war crime in international law, in reality few survivors ever see their attackers brought to justice.

On Wednesday, 11 September from 18:30 to 20:00, CERAH is organising a panel event with its Steering Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflicts & Emergencies (The International Committee of the Red Cross -ICRC, Médecins sans frontières - MSF,  the UN Refugee Agency - UNHCR, and the Refugee Law Project) to discuss how to support sexual violence's survivors in their quest for justice. 

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CERAH End of Academic Year Ceremony

8.7.2019

A few days ago we celebrated our annual End of the Academic Year ceremony. We spent a fantastic evening listening to our guest speakers and the class 2018 - 2019 of our Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action. 

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ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment and Trade Fair

20.6.2019

24-26 June 2019, UN Palais, Geneva

This year's ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) will take place from 24-26 June in Geneva. Along with the programme and side events, OCHA has organised a Trade Fair, and we will be there to present our course offer and research projects, including our Humanitarian Encyclopedia. 

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Workshop: "Think about what you saw"

Workshop: "Think about what you saw"

19.6.2019

On 4 and 5 July, CERAH is organizing a workshop together with the Institute for Ethics, History, and the Humanities of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva.

The event aims at re-opening an old debate about the potentialities of exhibiting others' suffering in order to promote a culture of peace, prevent war and/or resolve conflict.

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Full house at Altruism conference

29.5.2019

The conference on 'The power of courage and altruism: Reflections from Rwanda to the present day' was a resounding success, taking place in a packed room at The Humanitarium.

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