Sunday, May 13, 2018

International Society meets this week in Lisbon

The International Society for Military Law and the Law of War will hold its 21st Congress this week at the Altis Hotel in Lisbon. Among the topics:

  • The Use of Armed Forces in Domestic Situations
  • Accountability and Responsibility in Peace Operations
  • Protection of Civilians in Peace Operations
  • Aerial and Maritime Dimensions of Peace Operations
  • International Criminal Responsibility and International Criminal Justice in Relation to Peace Operations
  • The History and Future of Peace Operations Explained to Lawyers
  • The Duty to Rescue at Sea
  • Monitoring Compliance in the Field of Conduct and Discipline, and Combating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Peace Operations
  • Third Party Claims in Peace Operations: History and Future
  • Launch and Introduction of the Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces (2d rev. ed. 2018)
  • The Soldier's Right to Life and the Soldier's Individual Right to Self-Defence
  • The Applicability of IHL in Peace Operations
  • The Applicability of International Human Rights Law in Peace Operations
  • The Future of Warfare and the Associated Legal Dimensions
  • Detention in Peace Operations
  • Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Operations
  • Demining and Removal of Explosive Remnants of War in Peace Operations
  • Recent Trends in International Security and Portuguese Law
  • ICRC Commentaries on Geneva Conventions I and II
  • Award of the 2018 Ciardi Prize
It's an understatement to describe this as an ambitious program. If you are reading this blog, you should be a member of the Society -- and be attending this conference.

N.b. Global Military Justice Reform is not affiliated with the Society.

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