International Humanitarian Law / Qualification of Armed Conflict / International Criminal Court / International Criminal Law / International Crimes / Modes of International Responsibility / International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia / Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Jérôme de Hemptinne is a lecturer in international humanitarian law and international criminal law at the University of Louvain, Sciences-Po (Paris), and the University Catholic of Lille. He is currently coordinating a research project (financed by the FNS) on the protection of animals during warfare. He also conducted researches on modes of liability for international crimes, the qualification of armed conflicts, and institutional aspects of international criminal courts and tribunals.
Jérôme de Hemptinne worked at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as a senior legal officer, the Office of Legal Counsel of the United Nations in New York and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where he notably acted as Chef de Cabinet for the President. He drafted and negotiated the rules of procedure and evidence of the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic.
Jérôme de Hemptinne holds a law degree from the University of Louvain and two LLMs in Public International Law from the University of Cambridge and New York University. Jérôme de Hemptinne also holds a PhD from the University of Geneva on the changing nature of armed conflicts (published with Pedone in 2019).
ICRCExecutive Master - Course
This course examines an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.
Jérôme de Hemptinne, Robert Roth, Elies van Sliedregt
Cambridge University Press
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Proceedings of the 15th Bruges Colloquium, Collegium No. 45, Autumn 2015
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Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta, and Marco Sassòli, The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary
Jérôme de Hemptinne, Jean D'Aspremont
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