Competition Updates 2011

Background documents for upcoming IHL competition

posted Nov 7, 2011, 1:11 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Nov 10, 2011, 10:39 AM ]

List of participating teams - 2011

posted Oct 19, 2011, 2:17 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Oct 19, 2011, 2:18 AM ]

The list of the participating teams (and students) in the 5th National Competition on IHL has been published and is now available here.

This year the list includes 12 teams from 7 academic institutions.

Good luck.


Change in the Location of the 2011 Competition - Kibutz Tzuba

posted Oct 9, 2011, 12:51 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Oct 9, 2011, 12:51 AM ]

Following an adminisrtative decision by the ICRC, the location of the competiton was changed.

The 5th National Competition on IHL will be held in Kibutz Tzuba

There is no change in the dates of the competiton (November 14 - 17) or the location of the Final Event (Konrad Adenauer Conference Centre in Mishkenot Sha'ananim).

Yael Ronen's Lecture - powerpoint presentations

posted Sep 24, 2011, 10:56 PM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 24, 2011, 10:59 PM ]

Dear students,

Here are two ppt presentations to be used at the last IHL Summer Course meeting with Dr. Yael Ronen.


Date and Location of Pictet 2012

posted Sep 20, 2011, 4:56 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 20, 2011, 5:01 AM ]

The date and location of the 2012 edition of the international Pictet competition was recently published in the Competition Website

The Pictet2012 will take place between April 14 and 21 and will be held in Winterton/Drakensberg (South Africa).

IHL Summer Course - Reading for Last Meeting (IHRL and ICL)

posted Sep 20, 2011, 4:47 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 20, 2011, 4:56 AM ]

Dear students,

In order to prepare for this meeting it is highly recommended that you will read the following:
1. An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Cryer et al. editors)(2nd ed.), Cambridge University Press, Chapters 1,6.
2. Buergenthal, Th., “The Evolving International Human Rights System”, 100-4 AJIL, 2006, 783-807.

or 

3. 195 - 232 ארנה בן נפתלי ויובל שני, המשפט הבינלאומי בין מלחמה לשלום, תל אביב: רמות,2007 פרק 4 עמודים 
4. ארנה בן נפתלי ויובל שני, המשפט הבינלאומי בין מלחמה לשלום, תל אביב: רמות,2007 פרק 5


Summer IHL Course - Last Meeting

posted Sep 15, 2011, 1:56 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 15, 2011, 1:58 AM ]

Dear Students, The 6th and last meeting of the IHL summer course will be held September 26, 11:00-14:00 at the Hebrew University Jerusalem, Law Faculty, room no 119 (2nd floor).
 
As scheduled, the meeting will discuss the additional relevant branches of international law - international criminal law and human rights. The lecture will be held by Dr. Yael Ronen.
 
Hope to see you all!

Fifth Summer IHL Course - Update (Room 209)

posted Sep 10, 2011, 11:29 PM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 10, 2011, 11:47 PM ]

The fifth meeting of the IHL summer course that will take place this Wednesday, 14/09/11 has changed its location.
The meeting will be held in room 209 at the Law Faculty of Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen's lecture - powerpoint presentation

posted Sep 7, 2011, 5:53 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Sep 7, 2011, 5:56 AM ]

Attached is the powerpoint presentation from the Fourth IHL Summer Course meeting about basic principles of IHL

IHL Summer Course - Reading for next meeting (6/9/2011) - Basic Principles of IHL

posted Aug 29, 2011, 8:11 AM by IHL Competition   [ updated Aug 29, 2011, 8:24 AM ]

Dear students,

The next and fourth meeting of the IHL summer course will be held next Tuesday, 6/09/2011. the subject that will be addressed is "Basic Principles of IHL" by Dr. Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen from Sha'arei Mishpat College. In order to prepare for this meeting it is highly recommended that you will read the following:

1. Legislation and basic IHL instruments
(a) Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles Under 400 Grammes Weight. Saint Petersburg, 29 November / 11 December 1868 [St. Petersburg Declaration], available at: www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf/INTRO/130?OpenDocument

(b) Hague Reg. (1907)- Art. 22, 23
(c) GC III- Art. 4
(d) API- Art. 50-58
(e) APII- Art. 13

2. Cases
(a) Cases appearing in the chapter on unlawful combatants at Sassòli and Bouvier, How does Law Protect in War
(b) HCJ 769/02 The Public Committee against Torture in Israel et al. v. Government of Israel et al

3. Reports
(a) Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law, ICRC publication, 2009, available at: http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/article/review/review-872-p991.htm
(b) Final Report to the Prosecutor by the Committee Established to Review the NATO Bombing Campaign Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia available at: http://www.icty.org/x/file/About/OTP/otp_report_nato_bombing_en.pdf
 
4. Chapters in books
(a) Knut Ipsen, “Combatants and Non-Combatants”, in : FLECK, D. (2ed.), The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law, Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 79-118.
Or
(b) "The Principle of Distinction", in Henckaerts Jean-Marie and Doswald-Beck Louise, 1 Customary International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005) pp. 3-67.
 
See you all on Tuesday

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