11th National Competition on IHL (October 2017)

Welcome to the website of the 11th National Competition on International Humanitarian Law for students.

  • 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 11th National IHL Competition. [Total of 3 files]Good Luck!
    Posted Oct 10, 2017, 3:16 AM by IHL Competition
  • 30th Jean-Pictet Competition Details and Submission Deadline! Dear Teams,The 30th Jean-Pictet Competition will take place in Ohrid (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) from Saturday, 24 March, to Saturday, 31 March, 2018.The deadline for ...
    Posted Sep 4, 2017, 4:21 AM by IHL Competition
  • Summer Course - Third and Fourth Sessions We are pleased to announce on the third and the fourth sessions of this year's IHL Summer Course. The third session's schedule is as follows: September 6, between ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2017, 6:04 AM by IHL Competition
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The National Competition on International Humanitarian Law, Israel-2017 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 tel_ihl@icrc.org by June, 1 2017 before 16:00.

2. Dates of ALMA's training course for the participants of the competition:
First meeting: June 29, 2017, between 16:00-20:00, at the offices of the ICRC in Tel-Aviv.
Second meeting: August 15, 2017, between 9:00-14:15, at IDC Herzliya.
Third meeting: September 6, 2017, between 9:00-15:20, at Bar-Ilan University.
Fourth meeting: September 14, 2017, between 9:00-14:15, at Tel-Aviv University.

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 2017 National Competition will take place between 23 and 26, October, 2017.

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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