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 coordinator: Mr. Moien Odeh. 


IHL Events - Europe

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Geneva December 2016 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy December 5, 2016 December 7, 2016 PHAP Geneva, Switzerland 
Geneva December 2016 Thematic Workshop on Humanitarian Law and Policy December 8, 2016 December 9, 2016 PHAP Geneva, Switzerland 
Drone Strikes and Counter-Terror Wars: Legal Perspectives and Recommendations for European States December 14, 2016 December 14, 2016 ICCT and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) The Hague, Netherlands 
International Immunities: Law In A State Of Flux? December 15, 2016 December 16, 2016 Ghent University Ghent, Belgium 
Practitioners’ Guide to Human Rights in Armed Conflict January 18, 2017 January 18, 2017 Chatham House London, UK 
2017 Jean Pictet IHL Competition March 18, 2017 March 25, 2017 The Committee for the Jean-Pictet Competition Caucasus, Georgia  
The Art of Balancing: The Role of Law in Reconciling Competing Interests March 30, 2017 March 31, 2017 University College London Faculty of Laws London, UK 
Advanced Course on International Humanitarian Law May 8, 2017 May 12, 2017 International Institute of Humanitarian Law  Sanremo - Italy 
Post-Conflict Justice in Ukraine May 26, 2017 May 27, 2017 ESIL, the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, and the Ukrainian Association of International Law Kyiv, Ukraine  
International Criminal Law: From Theory to Practice June 26, 2017 July 7, 2017 Grotius Centre The Hague, Netherlands 
International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice July 10, 2017 July 15, 2017 Grotius Centre The Hague, Netherlands 
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North America

IHL Events - North America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Fighting for Humanity in War December 5, 2016 December 5, 2016 New America Washington, D.C., USA 
Fall – International Humanitarian Law Trainings December 8, 2016 December 8, 2016 American Red Cross Washington DC 
Domestic Humanitarian Law January 7, 2017 January 7, 2017 Association of American Law Schools San Francisco, CA 
American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Training February 11, 2017 February 11, 2017 American Red Cross New York, NY, USA 
2017 Clara Barton IHL Competition Application Fee March 10, 2017 March 12, 2017 The Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition Washington, DC 
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Middle East

IHL Events - Middle East

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Training for activists and Employees of Organizations: International Humanitarian Law and Israel November 2, 2016 December 14, 2016 The Association for Civil Rights in Israel Tel Aviv, Israel 
International Conference on the Interactions of Transitional Justice and International Humanitarian Law February 23, 2017 February 23, 2017 International Studies Journal (ISJ) and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Tehran, Iran 
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IHL Events - Asia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
2016 Regional Course in International Law for Asia-Pacific November 7, 2016 December 2, 2016  United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in cooperation with Thailand and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Bangkok, Thailand 
Bangkok 2016 Thematic Workshop on Humanitarian Law and Policy December 1, 2016 December 2, 2016 PHAP Bangkok, Thailand 
The 15th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot March 8, 2017 March 11, 2017 Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) & ICRC Hong Kong 
Philosophical Foundations of International Criminal Law: Its Intellectual Roots, Related Limits and Potential August 25, 2017 August 26, 2017 CILRAP New Delhi, India 
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IHL Events - Australia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict - Obligations in War and Peace December 7, 2016 December 8, 2016 Australian Red Cross & the University of Adelaide Law School  Adelaide, Australia 
19th International Conference on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law April 3, 2017 April 4, 2017 WASET Brisbane, Australia 
Sustaining the International Legal Order in an Era of Rising Nationalism June 29, 2017 July 1, 2017 Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law Canberra, Australia 
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South America

IHL Events - south America

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IHL Events - Africa

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Web-Based Events

IHL Events - Web-Based events

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Humanity In War Live-Stream Series   American Red Cross Web-Based 
Principles of Conduct of Hostilities   PHAP Web-Based 
Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers    Web-Based  
Core Principles of International Humanitarian Law   PHAP Web-Based 
Online Course on Essentials of International Humanitarian Law   PHAP Web-Based 
Qualification of Armed Conflict   PHAP Web-Based 
Online Information Session – LLm In IHL And IHRL December 21, 2016 December 21, 2016 Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Web-Based 
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ALMA Upcoming Events Calendar

We wish to thank Ms. Maike Knoechelmann for her diligent assistance in creating the list and Ms. Inbar Zadok for her help in the maintenance of the list.