IHL Talks

The IHL Talks are a series of events on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, at lunchtime, academic experts, practitioners, policy-makers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.

Iraq, Mosul, Shortly after the start of armed operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), 19 oil wells have been set ablaze by retreating armed groups south of the city. IHL Talks

Protecting the Environment in Situations of Armed Conflict

7 July 2020, 12:30-14:00

This online IHL Talk will provide an overview of the rules of international law providing protection to the natural environment, as well as of initiatives aimed at clarifying and/or reinforcing such rules.

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Fighting Two Battles at the Same Time: Responding to Covid-19 in Conflict Zones

8 April 2020, 12:30-13:45

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The killing of Qassem Solemaini: a tentative appraisal under international law

9 March 2020, 12:30-14:00

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Seeking the Truth amid the Fog of Warfare: The Contribution of Human Rights Defenders to Documenting Violations of International Law

14 February 2020, 12:00-14:00

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Permanent Record? Privacy, Data Protection and Humanitarian Action

13 November 2019, 12:30-14:00

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Celebrating in Style: Uncharted Perspectives on the Geneva Conventions of 1949

8 October 2019, 12:00-14:00

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Foreign Fighters and their Relatives (allegedly) affiliated with ISIS and Detained in Northeast Syria

12 July 2019, 12:15-14:00

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Starvation and Armed Conflicts

2 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

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Search and Rescue Obligations in the Mediterranean Sea

26 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

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The Pillage of Natural Resources: What Accountability under International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law?

30 November 2018, 12:30-14:00

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Arms Transfer to Conflict-Prone Regions: IHL and Human Rights Criteria under the Arms Trade Treaty

4 October 2018, 12:15-14:00

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Assessing Grounds for the Use of Force in Non-International Armed Conflict: What Legal Framework?

27 June 2018, 12:45-14:15

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Where Do We Go From Here? The International Criminal Court 20 Years After Rome

25 May 2018, 12:15-14:00

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Cash transfer programming in emergencies: implications for protection, rights and International Humanitarian Law

27 April 2018, 12:30-14:00

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Accountability in Syria: The Role of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

15 March 2018, 12:30-14:30

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Armed gang violence: at the crossroad between armed conflict and law enforcement?

13 December 2017, 12:00-14:00

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International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law: What are the Challenges for Humanitarian Practitioners?

18 October 2017, 12:30-14:00

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Special Panel on Libya

29 June 2017, 18:00-19:30

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The Protection of Cultural Property in Times of Armed Conflicts

23 May 2017, 12:15-14:00

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The impact of counter-terrorism laws and policies on IHL and humanitarian action

26 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

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Violence Against Healthcare and Humanitarian Workers

24 November 2016, 12:15-13:30

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Videos

 Fighting Two Battles at the Same Time: Responding to Covid-19 in Conflict Zones

Fighting Two Battles at the Same Time: Responding to Covid-19 in Conflict Zones

The killing of Qassem Solemaini: a tentative appraisal under international law

The killing of Qassem Solemaini: a tentative appraisal under international law

Permanent Record? Privacy, Data Protection and Humanitarian Action

Permanent Record? Privacy, Data Protection and Humanitarian Action