Event information

15 June 2021, 14:00-15:30

Against the Clock: Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns during Armed Conflict

IHL Talks

MSF medical mobile teams vaccinating Elderly people and frontline Healthcare workers in a nursing home in Tripoli. MSF medical mobile teams vaccinating Elderly people and frontline Healthcare workers in a nursing home in Tripoli.

This online IHL Talk aims at shining light on legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict. In addition to defining the legal framework applicable to the provision of vaccines to populations living in an occupied territory, it will also touch upon armed non-state actors’ response to the pandemic and the establishment of vaccination centers in the territories they control. The discussion will finally address overarching considerations of humanitarian policy related to national vaccinations campaigns.

Moderator

  • Émilie Max, Researcher, Geneva Academy

Panelists

  • Charles Deutscher, Policy Adviser, Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Eitan Diamond, Desk Manager and Senior Legal Expert, Diakonia’s Jerusalem International Humanitarian Law Centre
  • Ximena Galvez Lima, Regional Legal and Policy Coordinator for Eurasia, Geneva Call

Video

Against the Clock: Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns during Armed Conflict

This online IHL Talk discussed the legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict.

About IHL Talks

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.

 

MORE ON THIS THEMATIC AREA

Taliban insurgents turn themselves in to Afghan National Security Forces at a forward operating base in Puza-i-Eshan. Their defections come in the midst of Operation Taohid II, and Afghan-led operation designed to defeat the insurgency News

Revised Classification of the Armed Conflicts in Afghanistan following US Withdrawal and Taliban’s Overall Control of the Country

20 September 2021

Following the withdrawal of US troops and the fact that the Taliban gained effective control over most of the country, including Kabul, we revised the classification of the armed conflicts that are taking place in the country.

Read more

Henry Dunant at 68 News

The Henry Dunant Prize’s Winning Article will be Published in the International Review of the Red Cross

18 May 2021

Since this academic year, recipients of the Henry Dunant Prize will have the opportunity to publish their paper in the International Review of the Red Cross, a leading publication on IHL, humanitarian policy and humanitarian action.

Read more

SRSG Martin Kobler addresses a ceremony in Goma, North Kivu province, to mark the destruction of weapons and ammunitions on 20 November 2013. Event

Expert Consultation on the Role of Business in Transitional Justice Contexts

23 September 2021, 13:00-15:00

This online consultation aims at providing inputs to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights for a guidance note on the role of business in transitional justice contexts.

Read more

Cover page of the book War by Andrew Clapham Event

Book Launch: War by Andrew Clapham

24 September 2021, 18:15-19:30

Professor Andrew Clapham will discuss the main arguments in his new book War with Professor Gloria Gaggioli and the audience.

Read more

Syria, destroyed building and ambulance Short Course

Basic Principles of International Humanitarian Law

30 September - 12 November 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, examines the sources of international humanitarian law (IHL). It provides an introduction to the key principles and terminology of IHL.

Read more

The International Court of Justice in session Short Course

Sources of Public International Law

27 October - 8 December 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, looks at the sources from which public international law rules stem and at the entities that are empowered with the capacity of law-making in the international legal order. It aims at enabling participants to develop a global perception of the international normative system.

Read more

On the screen, on the screen is Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), briefing the Security Council on the 70th Anniversary of Geneva Conventions. Project

International Humanitarian Law and the United Nations Security Council

Started in January 2020

Read more

Mine Project

Business, Human Rights and Conflict-Affected Regions

Started in July 2021

This project aims to further identify and clarify policies and practices for States and business, including public and private investors, across the full ‘conflict cycle’ and the ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Read more

Cover page of the book Publication

War

published on July 2021

Andrew Clapham

Read more