Academy Lecture Series
 
 
 
APPLICABLE LAW
 
International humanitarian law 
International human rights law 
International criminal law 
International refugee law 
 
 
ISSUES
 
Qualification of armed conflicts 
Application of international law to non-state actors 
Application of humanitarian and human rights law to international organisations 
Derogation from human rights treaties in situations of emergency 
Interaction between humanitarian law and human rights in armed conflicts 
Responsibility to protect 
Key documents 
Other key Issues

Academy Lecture Series
Towards an Arms Trade Treaty
First Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
RULAC View - August 2012
RULAC View - February 2012
RULAC View - March 2012
RULAC View - April 2012
RULAC view - October 2012
RULAC View - June 2012
Academy Lecture Series
 
     
The Academy Lecture Series treat multiple aspects of International Law in armed conflict. Each lecture will form a chapter in a future "Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict" to be published by Oxford University Press in 2011.
 
Videos of the Lectures are available: 
  • Current Challenges to International Humanitarian Law, VIDEO of the Conference (27 February 2008) by Antonio Cassese  (Professor of International Law, University of Florence, Former President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)).
  • Customary Humanitarian Law: from the Academy to the Courtroom, VIDEO of the Conference (25 September 2008) by Theodor Meron (Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)).
  • War crimes: The Evolution of the Concept, VIDEO of the Conference (9 October 2008) by Georges Abi-Saab (Honorary Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva).
  • Targeted Killing in International Law, VIDEO of the Conference (16 October 2008) by Nils Melzer (Legal Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)).
  • The Right to Life in Armed Conflict, VIDEO of the Conference (19 November 2008) by William Schabas (Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights Law Professor in Human Rights, National University of Ireland (Galway)).
  • Neutrality, VIDEO of the Conference (19 February 2009) by Ambassador Paul Seger (Director, Legal Adviser, Directorate for Public International Law, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs).
  • Les Traités dans les Conflits Armés, VIDEO of the Conference (16 March 2009) by Robert Kolb (Professeur de Droit International Public, Université de Genève).

  • Terrorism and Armed Conflict: The Inaugural Lecture of the Academy's LL.M. Programme, VIDEO of the Conference (24 September 2009) by Andrea Bianchi (Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute and Member of the Board of the Academy).

  • Conditions d'application du droit international humanitaire aux conflits armés internes, VIDEO of the Conference (21 October 2009) by Eric David (Professeur émérite de droit international à l'Université libre de Bruxelles).

  • State Responsibility and the Individual Right to Compensation before National Courts, VIDEO of the Conference (10 December 2009) by Christian Tomuschat (Emeritus Professor of Public International Law and European law at the Humboldt University in Berlin and former member of the UN Human Rights Committee and the UN International Law Commission).

  • Law of Naval Warfare, VIDEO of the Conference (3 March 2010) by Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg (Professor in Public International Law, European Law and Comparative Constitutional Law at Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)).

  • Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and Conference debate: La Cour Mondiale des droits de l'Homme, VIDEO of the Conference (10 March 2010) by Manfred Nowak (Professor of Law at Vienna University, Director of the Ludwig oltzmann Institute of Human Rights and UN Special Rapporteur on Torture) (in collaboration with FIFDH).
  • The Applicability of Human Rights Law in Times of Armed Conflict, VIDEO of the Conference (24 March 2010) by Derek P. Jinks (Professor in Law and a Senior Fellow at the Robert S. Strauss Center or International Security and Law at the University of Texas. He is the Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law at the U.S. Naval War College for 2009-2010).

  • The Developing Law of Weapons: Humanity, Distinction and the Need for Proportionality, VIDEO of the Conference (14 April 2010) by Steven Haines (Head of the Security and Law Programme, Geneva Centre for Security Policy and Chairman of the Editorial Board of the UK's official Manual of the Law of Armed Conflict (2004)).
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict, VIDEO of the Conference (6 May 2010) by Eibe Riedel (Swiss Chair of Human Rights and Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights).

  • Law of Air Warfare, VIDEO of the Conference (12 May 2010) by Michael N. Schmitt (Professor of Public International Law at Durham University Law School, United Kingdom).
  • Armed Conflicts and Proportionality, VIDEO of the Conference (20 May 2010) by Enzo Cannizzaro (Professor of International and EU Law at the University of Rome "La Sapienza").

  • The Law Applicable to Peace Operations, VIDEO of the Conference (6 October 2010) by Dieter Fleck (Former Director, International Agreements and Policy of the German Federal Ministry of Defence and Honorary President of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War).

  • Protecting the Environment during Armed Conflict: Is There Room for Improvement?, VIDEO of the Conference (10 November 2010) by Jean-Marie Henckaerts (Legal Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross).

  • The Role of the International Committee of the Red Cross, VIDEO of the Conference (1 December 2010) by Jakob Kellenberger (President of the International Committee of the Red Cross).

  • Fair Trial and Military Commissions, VIDEO of the conference (8 December 2010) by David S. Weissbrodt (Regents Professor and Fredrikson and Byron Professor of Law University of Minnesota).
  • Retour sur quelques textes classiques du droit des conflits armés: Rousseau, Saint-Pétersbourg, Martens, VIDEO of the Conference (2 March 2011) by Peter Haggenmacher (Professeur honoraire à l'Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement).
 
   
 
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