Event information

29 June 2017, 18:00-19:30

Downloads

Flyer >

Special Panel on Libya

IHL Talks

Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place. Libya,  Misrata.Tripoli street after heavy fighting has taken place.

GCSP

Domestic and international corruption, crime, smuggling, external intervention, the destabilizing role of militias and human rights violations are among the complex cause of instability in Libya as explained in the latest report of June 2017 issued by the UN Libya Experts Panel set up by UN Security Council in 2011.

This IHL Talk, co-organized with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), takes place during our Conference on Current Issues in Armed Conflicts. It will discuss the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.

Moderation

  • Dr Annyssa Bellal, Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law and Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy

Panelists

  • Elham Saudi, Director, Lawyers for Justice in Libya and Associate Fellow, Chatham House
  • Jean-Paul Rouiller, Associate Fellow, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and Director, Geneva Centre for Training and Analysis of Terrorism

Libya IHL Talk

Registration

You need to register on the GCSP website to attend this event.

Cocktail Reception

This IHL Talk will be followed by a cocktail reception at the Maison de la paix.

About IHL Talks

The IHL Talks are series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policy makers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.

Video

IHL Talk: Special Panel on Libya

Domestic and international corruption, crime, smuggling, external intervention, the destabilizing role of militias and human rights violations are among the complex cause of instability in Libya as explained in the latest report of June 2017 issued by the UN Libya Experts Panel set up by UN Security Council in 2011.

This IHL Talk discussed the legal and political challenges faced by the country, including the protection of migrants and the role that different actors play in terrorism networks.

Location

GCSP Conference Room P4-444, Maison de la paix, Pétale 4 (Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D), Genève

Access

Public Transport

Tram 15, Direction Nations - tram stop Maison de la Paix

Access for People with Disabilities

Maison de la paix is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to fully participate do not hesitate to contact us info[a]geneva-academy.ch

MORE ON THIS THEMATIC AREA

raining session at our regional IHL event in Beirut in December 2018 News

Advanced IHL Training for the Next Generation of International Lawyers in the Middle East and North Africa

1 July 2020

Organized by the ICRC, Diakonia Lebanon Resource Desk for IHL and the Geneva Academy, it aims at empowering the next generation of international lawyers from the region with advanced knowledge of international law applicable in armed conflict

Read more

News

The UN Secretary-General Refers to our Guidelines on Investigating Violations of IHL

22 May 2020

In his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the UN Secretary-General refers to our Guidelines on Investigating Violation of IHL, co-published with the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Read more

Egypt, Cairo, 2011: Makeshift barricade outside interior ministry gate. Short Course

The Right to Life and the Right of Peaceful Assembly in Transitions

2-9 December 2020

This online short course will examine the protection afforded by international human rights law in these contexts, with a specific focus on the right to peaceful assembly – which is at the heart of such movements –, and the right to life – which is often violated during such transitional moments.

Read more

Somalia, explosion of a bomb in the Mogadishu's market place. Short Course

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

29 January - 19 February 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, provides an in-depth study of an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.

Read more

Séléka rebels patrol in the town of Bria, Central African Republic (CAR). Project

Human Rights Responsibilities and Armed Non-State Actors

Started in June 2018

This research aims at building a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address human rights responsibilities of armed non-state actors.

Read more

Screenshot of the RULAC webpage Project

Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts (RULAC)

Started in May 2007

The Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts project (RULAC) is a unique online portal that identifies and classifies all situations of armed violence that amount to an armed conflict under international humanitarian law (IHL). It is primarily a legal reference source for a broad audience, including non-specialists, interested in issues surrounding the classification of armed conflicts under IHL.

Read more

Cover page of the Annual Report 2019 Publication

Annual Report 2019

published on May 2020

Read more