22 May 2019, 18:30-20:00
Register start 8 April 2019
Register end 20 May 2019
In his new book published by Elgar International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare, Professor Marco Sassòli focuses on controversial issues and on the challenges facing the implementation of international humanitarian law (IHL) in practice.
The 600-pages book notably discusses when IHL applies, its substantive rules, how to ensure its respect and whether the traditional distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts remains relevant.
In this launch event, key experts will comment and dialogue with Professor Sassòli on specific aspects of the book, including naval warfare and the law of neutrality, sources of IHL, IHL and human rights, as well as the classification of armed conflicts.
Please register via this online form.
The event will be followed by a reception.
Tram 15, tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Perle du Lac
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