Summer Course - Eight Session

posted Sep 21, 2020, 10:51 AM by IHL Competition
The eight of this year’s IHL Summer course on Laws of Occupation will take place on September 17, between 19:00-20:30.

Our lecturer will be Adv. Tom Gal.

Adv. Gal specializes in humanitarian law, human rights and international criminal law, and in the application of humanitarian law and human rights in the commercial and private sectors. Adv. Gal possesses significant experience in legal consultancy, legal research and litigation, as well as in representing international organizations, NGOs and other agencies. She is often called upon to provide counsel regarding UN Geneva based agencies and international criminal procedure.

Over the years, Adv. Gal served as the representative of various organizations before the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the United Nations Human Rights Council, including the World Jewish Congress, the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists and the Public Interest Advocacy Center. She was also a researcher and lecturer at the Geneva Academy for Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Starting next week, she will be joining the international departmet at the Counseling and Legislation unit in the State Attorney's Office. 

Adv. Gal is currently studying for a PhD at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva. 

Please note that students who participate in at least 75% of the course sessions provided by ALMA will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Julia Bergmann
Nina Yaralova