10th National Competition on IHL (September 2016)

Welcome to the website of the 10th National Competition on International Humanitarian Law for students.

The winners of the 10th National IHL Competition:Hebrew University II: Naomi Calvo Lax, Or Malki and Amit Haim.

Congratulations for the runner ups from IDC: Sapir Blau, Pini Wietchner and Simon Freedman.

The Uriel Massad best speaker award goes to: Omri Shalev (Hebrew University I)

Thanks for our judges: 
Prof. Gary D. Solis, Prof. Antoine A. Bouvier, Dr. Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen, and Adv. Tom Gal.

  • Here are the recent updates and announcements related to the competition. Teams and Coaches are advised to visit this page on a regular basis to get updated.
  • Background Documents Dear Teams,Attached are the background documents for the 10th National IHL Competition. [Total of 3 files]Good Luck!
    Posted Sep 4, 2016, 5:36 AM by IHL Competition
  • IHL Training Sessions - 4th Session Dear participants,The fourth and last session of this year's IHL Summer Course will take place on June 9, (Thursday), between 16:30-21:45 (light refreshments will be ...
    Posted Jun 6, 2016, 1:59 PM by IHL Competition
  • IHL Training - change in date of the 4th session Dear participants,We would like to update you that the last session of our IHL training sessions will not take place this week (June 2nd) as planned. Instead it will ...
    Posted May 31, 2016, 2:21 AM by IHL Competition
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The National Competition on International Humanitarian Law, Israel-2016 is the tenth annual national competition in international humanitarian law (IHL) to be held in Israel.
The Competition is organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with the assistance of ALMA – the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law in Israel.

The Purposes of the Competition

 The purposes of the IHL Competition include:
1. Enhancing students' knowledge and understanding of IHL;
2. Developing students' capacity to apply the law in a practical and relevant manner to reallife situations;
3. Supporting the teaching of IHL in academic institutions; and
4. Preparing participants for IHL-related professional pursuits.

Important Dates

1. A team’s completed Application Form must be received at mkerenabraham@icrc.org by 1 May 2016.

2. Dates of ALMA's training course for the participants of the competition:
First meeting: 1 May, 2016
Second meeting: 19 May, 2016
Third meeting: 26 May, 2016
Fourth meeting: 2 June, 2016

Students who participate in at least 75% of the four training sessions provided by ALMA will receive a Certificate of Participation in ALMA's IHL Training Course.

3. The 2016 National Competition will take place between 26 and 29, September, 2016.

For additional information please see the competition's regulations (attached, see below) and the IHL Competition Homepage or contact ihl.competition@alma-ihl.org
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