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Global Security and Human Rights 2019

Why do Human Rights matter to Global Security?

Delivered by experienced international practitioners, this course explores the multiple dimensions of global security and their interrelation with good governance based on human rights.



This course is designed for officials from governments and international organisations, as well as members of the security and defence policy planning and the intelligence communities. This course is also relevant to representatives from the private sector and non-governmental organisations, journalists, and anyone with a professional interest in understanding the interrelation between global security and human rights.



  • Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan, Head of GCSP's Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme and Honorary Fellow of St. Antony's College at Oxford University
  • Professor Nils Melzer, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and Professor of International Law at the University of Glasgow
  • Dr Cordula Droege, Personal Adviser to the ICRC President
  • Professor Robin Geiss, Professor of International Law and Security, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Pia Oberoi, Advisor on Migration and Human Rights, Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Ms Ioana Puscas, Research Officer, Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, GCSP
  • Mr Thomas Unger, Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Geneva Academy



Geneva, Switzerland


CHF 1’000. GCSP Alumni qualify for a 20% discount. A limited number of partial tuition waivers may be available. GCSP reserves the right to modify the programme dates, location and fee at any time.

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Global Security and Human Rights 2019

Date 21 - 22 Feb 2019

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