Past Events

U.S. Army recruits practice patrol tactics while marching during U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Dec. 6, 2006 Military Briefings

Tactical Decision-Making on Lethal Targeting: Legal Challenges and Humanitarian Concerns?

21 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

In this first Military Briefing of the academic year, we will examine how such determinations take place in practice and what are the legal and ethical difficulties involved.

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A woman drying paddy in front of her house in Tri Budi Syukur village, West Lampung regency, Lampung province, Indonesia on November 05, 2017. Event

The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

This conference will focus on the role of UN human rights mechanisms in monitoring the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants.

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Cover page of the Guidelines Event

Launch in New York: Guidelines on Investigating Violations of IHL

10 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

This event, co-organized with the Swiss Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York will present the 16 guidelines to the New York diplomatic community.

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Shipyard workers, Batam, Indonesia Event

Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

A l’occasion de la sortie de deux ouvrages récents sur les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, leurs auteurs aborderont les défis liés au respect et à la promotion de ces droits.

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Session of a UN Treaty Body Event

Perspectives on the 2020 TB Review

8 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

This briefing, co-organized with the Permanent Missions of Costa Rica and Switzerland to the United Nations (UN) in New York will discuss options and positions towards the 2020 treaty body review.

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Geneva, 1949 Diplomatic Conference IHL Talks

Celebrating in Style: Uncharted Perspectives on the Geneva Conventions of 1949

8 October 2019, 12:00-14:00

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, this IHL Talk will shine light on lesser-known endeavours that contribute to breathing life into these instruments.

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Tractor at work in a field (Mombaldone, Piemonte, NW Italy) Event

Public Conference: Peasants' Rights in Europe

30 September 2019, 13:30-17:00

This public conference will discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants in Europe and its contribution to the SDGs and the UN Decade of Family Farming.

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Portrait of Lindsey Cameron Event

The importance and the Limits of International Law for Resolving Humanitarian Issues in Situations of Armed Conflict and Transitional Justice

25 September 2019, 18:00-20:00

In the face of a rapidly changing world, this opening lecture of the academic year by Lindsey Cameron will explore some of the current challenges for IHL and transitional justice.

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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspective on a Career in International Law

25 September 2019, 12:30-14:00

This event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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refugee camp in Northern Syria Event

Members of armed groups detained in Northern Syria: their legal status and their future

17 September 2019, 13:00-14:00

This side event during the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council will discuss the legal status and future of members of armed groups detained in Northern Syria by the Kurdish liberation forces.

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