Past Events

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Expert Seminar - Using New Technologies to Enhance Protection During Armed Conflict

15 November 2016

This seminar looks at new ways in which technological advances can enhance protection for victims of armed conflict.

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Military Organization and Operational Decision-Making

26 October 2016

Have you ever wondered how armed forces are structured? What the size of a battalion is? What staff officers are responsible for? Where legal advisers are usually located within the chain of command? What an “OPO” is?

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Conférence-débat avec Philippe SANDS, Professeur, University College London

10 October 2016

A l’occasion de cette conférence-débat, Monsieur Philippe Sands présentera son ouvrage East West Street: A Story about the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.

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Life jackets on a beach in Greece IHL Talks

Refugees and Migrants: Legal and Human Challenges

5 October 2016

For this first IHL Talk, panelists will discuss how international organizations are dealing with the operational, legal and human challenges this unprecedented scale of movement of population across border.

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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Transitional Justice

29 September 2016

Should transitional justice address questions of poverty, systematic inequality and discrimination, or should it be limited to political and civil rights violations, such as enforced disappearances and torture? How can economic, social and cultural rig

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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Armed Conflict

21 September 2016

The panelists will discuss how violations of economic, social and cultural rights both causes and consequences of armed conflict.

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Inaugural Lecture of the 2016-2017 Academic Year Dealing with the Past in Tunisia: Challenges Ahead

19 September 2016

On the occasion of the opening of the academic year, Sihem Bensedrine, will discuss key challenges of addressing past abuses in the aftermath of Tunisia’s Arab Spring.

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an Improvised Explosive Device while searching in the Mirabad Valley Region, Afghanistan Improvised Explosive Devices

2016 Platform Meeting: Advancing the Multilateral Agenda on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

23 June 2016

The 2016 platform meeting will focus on outlining tangible next steps regarding the thread, use and consequences of the worldwide employment of IEDs.

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Crimes against Humanity – Do we need a New Global Treaty?

8 June 2016

The International Law Commission is currently drafting provisions of what could become a Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity.

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ICRC Training with soldiers Event

High Level Panel Casting new light on the supreme right: emerging General Comments on the right to life

12 May 2016

This panel of experts and diplomats will explore current challenges and new developments concerning the right to life, in normative instruments, jurisprudence, law and practice at national, regional and international levels.

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