Upcoming IHL Events

This page includes a list of upcoming IHL events around the world.
We are working to maintain the list current and up to date, and would appreciate information about future events. 
If you wish to add an event to the list please email events@alma-ihl.org.
The list is managed and maintained by ALMA's IHL Events List coordinators: Ms. Bilha Musima & Ms. Amber Kappe.




Europe

IHL Events - Europe

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
The ‘Silent Leges Inter Arma?’ Conference II September 18, 2018 September 21, 2018 International Society for Military Law and the Law of War Bruges, Belgium 
IHL Course for humanitarian Practitioners and Policy Makers  September 23, 2018 September 28, 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross Geneva, Switzerland 
Utility and Limits of International Law for Protecting Persons Affected by Armed Conflict September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland  
International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Expert Lecture Series: Moving Targets: War Sustaining Objects and Activities September 26, 2018 September 26, 2018 Foreign and Commonwealth Office London, UK 
The Accountability of ‘Major Powers’ for Alleged Serious Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Challenges and Prospects October 1, 2018 October 1, 2018 University of Essex: Human Rights Centre, Ulster University:Transitional Justice Institute The Hague, Netherlands 
The Eli Lauterpacht Lecture 2018 - 'Protecting Children in Armed Conflict' by Shaheed Fatima QC October 5, 2018 October 5, 2018 Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK 
Armed Conflict and Starvation: What Does the Law Say?  October 12, 2018 October 12, 2018 The Chatman House London, United kingdom  
Legal and Operational Challenges Raised by Contemporary Non-International Armed Conflicts October 18, 2018 October 19, 2018 ICRC and the College of Europe Bruges, Belgium 
Nuremberg Forum 2018: 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute: Law, Justice and Politics October 19, 2018 October 20, 2018 International Nuremberg Principles Academy  Nuremberg, Germany  
The International Law Applicable to Peace Operations November 14, 2018 November 17, 2018 International Society for Military Law and the Law of War  Dublin, Ireland 
International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Expert Lecture Series: Jus in Cyber Bello: The Application of Proportionality in Cyber Warfare November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018 Foreign and Commonwealth Office London, UK 
Short Course: The Classification of Armed Conflicts November 29, 2018 January 11, 2019 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland  
Short Course: The Interplay Between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights January 25, 2019 February 22, 2019 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland  
Short Course: The Law of Non-International Armed Conflicts March 15, 2019 March 29, 2019 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law Geneva, Switzerland 
31st Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law  March 16, 2019 March 23, 2019 Committee for the Jean-Pictet Competition Obernai, France 
32nd Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law March 30, 2019 April 6, 2019 Committee for the Jean-Pictet Competition Obernai, France 
Advanced IHL Seminar for Lecturers and Researchers  September 2, 2019 September 6, 2019 International Committee of the Red Cross Geneva, Switzerland  
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North America

IHL Events - North America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
     
CLASS: International Humanitarian Law September 22, 2018 September 22, 2018 American Red Cross International Services New York, United States 
Exploring Humanitarian Law: 2-Day Educator Training in Halifax September 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Halifax, Canada 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals September 27, 2018 September 27, 2018 American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, United States 
Dalhousie University 14th annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Conference October 5, 2018 October 5, 2018 The John E. Read International Law Society at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University and the Canadian Red Cross Halifax, Canada 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals October 11, 2018 October 11, 2018 American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, United States 
Exploring Humanitarian Law Educator Training in Ottawa October 19, 2018 October 20, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Ottawa, Canada 
Oct 26th Saskatchewan International Humanitarian Law Conference October 26, 2018 October 26, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Saskatchewan, Canada 
2018 Kingston International Humanitarian Law Conference October 29, 2018 October 29, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Kingston, ON Canada 
2018 Waterloo International Humanitarian Law Conference November 13, 2018 November 13, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Ontario, Canada 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals November 15, 2018 November 15, 2018 American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, United States 
Class: International Humanitarian Law November 17, 2018 November 17, 2018 American Red Cross International Services New York, United States 
Exploring Humanitarian Law: 2-Day Educator Training in Vancouver (Burnaby) November 24, 2018 November 25, 2018 Canadian Red Cross Vancouver (Burnaby), Canada 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals December 6, 2018 December 6, 2018 American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, United States 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals January 17, 2019 January 17, 2019 American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, United States 
February 23th 2019 Vancouver International Humanitarian Law Conference February 23, 2019 February 23, 2019 Canadian Red Cross Vancouver, Canada 
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Middle East

IHL Events - Middle East

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
12th National Competition on IHL (October 2018) October 8, 2018 October 11, 2018 ICRC and the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law (ALMA) Jerusalem, Israel 
2018 National IHL Competition Final Event October 11, 2018 October 11, 2018 ICRC and the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law (ALMA) Jerusalem, Israel 
Recent Developments in IHL and Detention Law and Practice - The 13th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law November 12, 2018 November 13, 2018 The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and ICRC Jerusalem, Israel 
Dubai 2018 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy December 9, 2018 December 11, 2018 PHAP Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
Dubai 2018 Thematic Workshop on Engagement with Armed Non-State Actors and International Law December 12, 2018 December 13, 2018 PHAP Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
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Asia

IHL Events - Asia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
National Conference on International Humanitarian Law September 26, 2018 September 27, 2018 Law Department of Bahria University, Islamabad and ICRC Islamabad, Pakistan 
Bangkok 2019 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy January 21, 2019 January 23, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Bangkok, Thailand 
Bangkok 2019 Thematic Workshop on Fact-finding, Monitoring and Reporting in Armed Conflict January 24, 2019 January 25, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Bangkog, Thailand  
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Australia

IHL Events - Australia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
2nd Annual International Humanitarian Law Symposium 2018 November 1, 2018 November 2, 2018 Australian Red Cross Hobart, Australia 
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South America

IHL Events - south America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Call for Papers: New Security Challenges: Organized Crime and Urban Conflict in the Americas October 24, 2018 October 26, 2018 Universidad del Pacífico Law School Lima, Peru 
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Africa

IHL Events - Africa

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Web-Based Events

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We wish to thank Ms. Maike Knoechelmann for her diligent assistance in creating the list and Ms. Inbar Zadok, Mr. Moien Odeh, and Ms. Maria Adewa for their help in the maintenance of the list.