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29 June 2017, 18:00-19:30

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Special Panel on Libya

IHL Talks

Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place. Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place.

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Domestic and international corruption, crime, smuggling, external intervention, the destabilizing role of militias and human rights violations are among the complex cause of instability in Libya as explained in the latest report of June 2017 issued by the UN Libya Experts Panel set up by UN Security Council in 2011.

This IHL Talk, co-organized with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), takes place during our Conference on Current Issues in Armed Conflicts. It will discuss the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.

Moderation

  • Dr Annyssa Bellal, Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law and Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy

Panelists

  • Elham Saudi, Director, Lawyers for Justice in Libya and Associate Fellow, Chatham House
  • Jean-Paul Rouiller, Associate Fellow, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and Director, Geneva Centre for Training and Analysis of Terrorism

Libya IHL Talk

Cocktail Reception

This IHL Talk will be followed by a cocktail reception at the Maison de la paix.

About IHL Talks

The IHL Talks are series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policy makers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.

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Location

GCSP Conference Room P4-444, Maison de la paix, Pétale 4 (Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D), Genève

Access

Public Transport

Tram 15, Direction Nations - tram stop Maison de la Paix

Access for People with Disabilities

Maison de la paix is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to fully participate do not hesitate to contact us info[a]geneva-academy.ch

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