Past Events

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Do Human Rights Need to be Saved? Universality versus Uniformity

24 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

Moving beyond the philosophical question of whether anything can be apprehended as universal in our multicultural world, this panel discussion will focus on the legitimacy and the effectiveness of the multiplication of new rights.

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Cover page of the Book Event

Book Launch - International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare

22 May 2019, 18:30-20:00

In this launch event, key experts will comment and dialogue with Professor Sassòli on specific aspects of his new book.

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South Ossetia, Georgia, 2009: Tskhinvali. A year after the conflict that divided South Ossetians and Georgians, much of the town of Tskhinvali is still badly damaged. Event

Public Pleadings by LLM Students on the 2008 South Ossetian Conflict

18 May 2019, 09:00-16:00

In the framework of the LLM course on international humanitarian law (IHL) given by Professor Marco Sassòli, students will plead for Russia and Georgia arguing that the side they represent respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.

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AV-8B Harrier jets with Marine Attack Squadron 311 fly over Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 10, 2013 Military Briefings

Integrating IHL into Military Operations and Ethos: An ICRC Perspective

14 May 2019, 18:30-20:00

Panelists will share insights on ICRC's dialogue with arms carriers aimed at enhancing the integration of IHL into doctrine, training, education, sanctions, but also ethos.

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View of the cover page of the publication Disability and Armed Conflict Event

First to be Forgotten – Persons with Disabilities and Armed Conflict

9 May 2019, 18:00-19:30

To launch our new publication on persons with disabilities and armed conflict, we host a joint-panel with the ICRC to explore the impact of armed conflict on persons with disabilities.

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Photo Exhibition: Disability and Armed Conflict

6 May - 3 June 2019

This photo exhibition by Giles Duley tells the stories of persons with disabilities during and following armed conflict

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Exposition Photo: Handicap et Conflit Armé

6 May - 3 June 2019

Cette exposition photo de Giles Duley raconte l’histoire de personnes handicapées durant et suite aux conflits armés.

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Gaza City, 2014. Palestinians check the remains of Al-Basha, a building that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike. Event

Public Pleadings by LLM Students on the Summer 2014 Gaza Conflict

4 May 2019, 09:00-16:00

In the framework of the LLM course on international humanitarian law (IHL), students will plead for Israel and Palestine arguing that the side they represent has respected IHL while the adverse side has violated IHL.

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Nigeria, a broken plate on the ground: Maiduguri, Jiddari Polo area. Items brought by displaced persons to represent the things they left behind. IHL Talks

Starvation and Armed Conflicts

2 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

This IHL Talk will examine the prohibition of starvation under both international humanitarian law and international criminal law. It will also address starvation's humanitarian consequences.

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Evidentiary Challenges in Universal Jurisdiction Cases

5 April 2019, 12:00-14:00

This discussion follows the publication of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2019 by TRIAL International which focuses on the challenges of investigating and prosecuting mass crimes remotely.

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