Competition Updates 2011
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.
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).
Here are two ppt presentations to be used at the last IHL Summer Course meeting with Dr. Yael Ronen.
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).
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.
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
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!
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.
Attached is the powerpoint presentation from the Fourth IHL Summer Course meeting about basic principles of IHL
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
(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.
(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