24 September 2021, 18:15-19:30
In his new book War (Oxford University Press), Professor Andrew Clapham discusses the relevance of the concept of war today and examines how our notions about war continue to influence how we conceive rights and obligations in national and international law. More generally, the book considers what happens when someone considers themselves to be at war.
The book provides an overall account of the contemporary law of war and a detailed inquiry into whether states should be able to continue to claim so-called ‘belligerent rights’ over their enemies and those accused of breaching expectations of neutrality, including those ancient rights connected to booty, blockade and enemy property at sea.
Professor Clapham will discuss the main arguments in the book with Professor Gloria Gaggioli and the audience.
The book launch will take place in Geneva and online on Zoom.
Register here to follow the launch online.
All places for following the event in Geneva are booked (Due to sanitary measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, places in Geneva are limited and have been allocated on a first-come-first-served basis)
In the context of the 2021 Human Rights Week and its academic colloquium, graduate and postgraduate researchers who obtained their PhD within the past ten years are invited to submit proposals that explore the different facets of discriminations and inequalities and discuss their human rights impact.
Since this academic year, recipients of the Henry Dunant Prize will have the opportunity to publish their paper in the International Review of the Red Cross, a leading publication on IHL, humanitarian policy and humanitarian action.
Dr Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy at the ICRC, will address the legal, operational and political imperative of the international community continuing to work towards the application and implementation of IHL.
UN Photo/Manuel Elias
This IHL Talk, co-organized with the International Peace Institute (IPI), aims at contrasting approaches to, and decision-making on, humanitarian affairs in the relevant multilateral fora in New York and Geneva.
This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, examines the conduct of hostilities in situations of international armed conflict, also known as the Law of The Hague.
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This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, aims at presenting the institutions and procedures in charge of the implementation of international human rights law.
This research aims at building a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address human rights responsibilities of armed non-state actors.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe