Event information

16 December 2015, 17:30-19:30

The War on Terror, Part II: International Law after Paris

Event

Group of people in front of café le carillon after the Paris attacks Group of people in front of café le carillon after the Paris attacks

Marko Milanović - Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and Visiting Professor at the Geneva Academy - will explore the key legal issues and challenges arising from the recent attacks carried out around the world by the Islamic State’s followers. In particular, Professor Milanović will address:

  • The interplay between international humanitarian law (IHL), human rights law and terrorism;
  • The geographic and temporal scope of IHL
  • The law on the use of force, in light of the recent strikes by France, UK and other countries on Syrian soil

Panelists

Antonio Coco, PhD researcher at the University of Geneva.

Patryk Labuda, PhD researcher at the Graduate Institute will serve as discussants, after which the floor will be opened to comments and questions.

Paola Gaeta, Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, will moderate the debate.

This event is co-organized with the International Law Department of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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Location

Auditorium A2 – Maison de la Paix (Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2), Geneva

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