2 May 2019, 12:30-14:00
Register start 8 April 2019
Register end 1 May 2019
This IHL Talk, co-organized with the International Bar Association's War Crimes Committee and the Oxford Programme on International Peace and Security will examine the prohibition of starvation under both international humanitarian law and international criminal law. It will also address the humanitarian consequences of starvation in contemporary situations of armed conflict.
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The IHL Talks are a series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policymakers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.
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