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. Yasmine Yakushova.




Europe

IHL Events - Europe

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
International Military Course on the Law of Armed Conflict November 4, 2019 November 15, 2019  International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy  
The role of human rights mechanisms in implementing international humanitarian law (Geneva Conventions)  November 14, 2019 November 15, 2019 University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland 
All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition November 20, 2019 November 24, 2019 The University of Ljubljana, International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and Slovenian Red Cross Ljubljana, Slovenia 
12th International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law November 21, 2019 November 23, 2019 International Committee of the Red Cross and the Russian-Armenian University Yerevan, Armenia 
Special Course on Protection in Humanitarian Settings: From Theory to Practice November 25, 2019 November 29, 2019 PHAP Geneva, Switzerland 
54th Course for Directors and Instructors of Training Programs in IHL (French) December 2, 2019 December 6, 2019 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
Course for Directors and Instructors of Training Programmes in the Law of Armed Conflict December 2, 2019 December 6, 2019 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
International Conference: What Room for Military Assistance on Request in the International Legal Order? December 5, 2019 December 6, 2019 Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI) and the Journal on the Use of Force and International Law (JUFIL, Routledge) Ghent, Belgium 
Short Course: The Interplay Between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights December 6, 2019 December 20, 2019 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland 
Short Course: The Classification of Armed Conflicts December 31, 2019 February 14, 2020 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland 
Frits Kalshoven International Humanitarian Law Competition February 10, 2020 February 14, 2020  Netherlands Red Cross and Belgian Red Cross Antwerp, Belgium 
178th International Military Course on LOAC (Arabic) February 24, 2020 March 6, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
179th International Military Course on LOAC (English) April 20, 2020 May 1, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
180th International Military Course on LOAC (French) May 4, 2020 May 15, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Salon de Provence, France 
40th Advanced Course on IHL May 4, 2020 May 8, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
41st Advanced Course on IHL (French) May 4, 2020 May 8, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
42nd Advanced Course on IHL (Arabic) June 15, 2020 June 19, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
Emerging Issues Workshop on IHL June 22, 2020 June 26, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
181st International Military Course on LOAC (Spanish) September 14, 2020 September 25, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Sanremo, Italy 
43rd Advanced Course on IHL (Spanish) September 28, 2020 October 3, 2020 International Institute of Humanitarian Law  Sanremo, Italy 
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North America

IHL Events - North America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
     
Seminar on Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict November 6, 2019 November 6, 2019 Mission of Finland to the UN, the Law Interest Group of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association and Lund University New York, United States 
International Humanitarian Law in Action: Putting People First November 12, 2019 November 12, 2019 Canadian Red Cross Waterloo, Canada 
Exploring Humanitarian Law: 2-Day Educator Training December 7, 2019 December 8, 2019 Canadian Red Cross Vancouver, Canada 
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals February 8, 2020 February 8, 2020 American Red Cross  Washington, DC, United States 
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Middle East

IHL Events - Middle East

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy November 10, 2019 November 12, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Amman/Dead Sea, Jordan 
The 14th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on IHL – Military Justice and Armed Conflict November 11, 2019 November 12, 2019 The Minerva Center for Human Rights, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the International Committee of the Red Cross Jerusalem, Israel 
Thematic Workshop on Modes of Engagement with Military Actors: From Deconfliction to Protection Advocacy November 13, 2019 November 14, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Amman/Dead Sea, Jordan 
Introduction to the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions- part 2 November 20, 2019 November 20, 2019 Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions Haifa, Israel 
ICCSL 2019 : International Conference on Conflict and Security Law November 28, 2019 November 29, 2019 The International Research Conference Jerusalem, Israel 
Frontier Incidents as Armed Attacks December 11, 2019 December 11, 2019 Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions Haifa, Israel 
Don’t Forget the Geneva Conventions”: Achieving Responsible business Conduct in conflict zones Through Adherence to International Humanitarian Law December 11, 2019 December 11, 2019 Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions Haifa, Israel 
Subterranean Challenges in War and Peace and the Inaugural Meeting of the International Working Group on Subterranean Warfare December 15, 2019 December 17, 2019 The Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, the Harry Radzyner School of Law, and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, and the Lieber Institute for Law & Land Warfare at West Point Herzliya, Israel 
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Asia

IHL Events - Asia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
14th Indonesian Round of the International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition November 8, 2019 November 10, 2019 International Committee of the Red Cross Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
8th ILNU National students conference on International and Humanitarian and Refugee Laws November 13, 2019 November 13, 2019 The Centre for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law-Institute of Law, Nirma University, ICRC and UNHCR Ahmedabad, India 
Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy January 20, 2020 January 22, 2020 PHAP Bangkok, Thailand 
Thematic Workshop on Engaging Non-State Armed Groups for Humanitarian Protection January 23, 2020 January 24, 2020 PHAP Bangkok, Thailand 
33rd Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law  February 22, 2020 February 29, 2020 Committee for the Jean-Pictet Competition (Comité pour le Concours Jean-Pictet, CCJP) Denpasar, Indonesia 
34th Edition of the Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law  March 7, 2020 March 14, 2020 Committee for the Jean-Pictet Competition (Comité pour le Concours Jean-Pictet, CCJP) Denpasar, Indonesia 
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Australia

IHL Events - Australia

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South America

IHL Events - south America

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Africa

IHL Events - Africa

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Core Professional Training on Displaced Persons, Refugees, and Armed Conflict: Protection in Law and Practice November 4, 2019 November 6, 2019 PHAP Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Course on International Humanitarian Law (French) November 4, 2019 November 8, 2019 International Committee of the Red Cross Dakar, Senegal 
Thematic Workshop on Displaced Persons, Refugees, and Armed Conflict November 7, 2019 November 8, 2019 PHAP Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy December 2, 2019 December 4, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Abuja, Nigeria 
Thematic Workshop on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict: Contemporary challenges for the protection of civilians December 5, 2019 December 6, 2019 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Abuja, Nigeria 
7th edition of the ​Great Lakes Regional Training Programme in International Humanitarian law and Human Rights December 8, 2019 December 14, 2019 Initiatives for Peace and Human Rights (iPeace) Kigali, Rwanda 
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Web-Based Events

IHL Events - Web-Based events

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Online Course - International Humanitarian Law  December 31, 2019 Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response CCOUC  
International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Islamic Law October 24, 2019 October 24, 2019 Canadian Red Cross  
Online 2019 International Humanitarian Law Conference: Global Movement of Arms  November 4, 2019 November 4, 2019 University of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Red Cross   
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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, Ms. Maria Adewa, and Ms. Amber Kappe for their help in the maintenance of the list.