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: Mr. Moien Odeh, Ms. Maria Adewa & Ms. Bilha Musima


IHL Events - Europe

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
International humanitarian law course for practitioners in Brussels 2017 (in French) May 7, 2017 May 12, 2017 ICRC Brussels, Belgium 
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  
Summer Law Program on International Criminal Law and International Legal & Comparative Approaches to Counter-Terrorism May 29, 2017 June 22, 2017 Asser Institute and War Crimes Research Office of Washington College of Law The Hague, Netherlands 
The Additional Protocols at 40: upholding humanity in today's conflicts June 8, 2017 June 8, 2017 ICRC Geneva, Switzerland 
2017 International Criminal Court Summer School, June 19, 2017 June 23, 2017 Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway Galway, Ireland 
Humanitarian History: Reflections on Somalia June 22, 2017 June 23, 2017 National Univeristy of Ireland, Galway Galway, Ireland 
International Criminal Law: From Theory to Practice June 26, 2017 July 7, 2017 Grotius Centre The Hague, Netherlands 
OPEN HOUSE: EXECUTIVE MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL LAW IN ARMED CONFLICT June 28, 2017 June 28, 2017 Geneva Academy Geneva, Switzerland 
CURRENT ISSUES IN ARMED CONFLICTS June 29, 2017 June 30, 2017  Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex Geneva, Switzerland 
Advanced Professional Development Program on Humanitarian Law and Policy July 3, 2017 July 5, 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection(PHAP) Brussels, Belgium 
Summer course on IHL July 3, 2017 July 14, 2017 International Institute of Humanitarian Law Geneva, Switzerland 
International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice Summer School July 9, 2017 June 15, 2017 Leiden University  The Hague, Netherlands 
International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice July 10, 2017 July 15, 2017 Grotius Centre The Hague, Netherlands 
Summer School on The Law and Practice of International Dispute Settlement July 10, 2017 July 14, 2017 Asser Institute and The Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) of the University of Amsterdam The Hague, Netherlands 
Advanced Summer Programme on Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemmas August 28, 2017 September 1, 2017 Asser Institute and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT)  The Hague, Netherlands 
Summer Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in a Changing World September 3, 2017 September 8, 2017 Asser Institute and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) The Hague, Netherlands 
Advanced IHL Seminar for Lecturers and Researchers September 25, 2017 September 29, 2017 ICRC Geneva, Switzerland 
Advanced Courses on Humanitarian Law and Policy September 25, 2017 September 27, 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection(PHAP) Geneva, Switzerland 
International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict October 5, 2017 October 7, 2017 The Athens Public International Law Center of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Law Athens, Greece 
Specialization Course Human Rights in Conflict November 17, 2017 November 26, 2017 Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution Stadtschlaining, Austria 
Advanced Courses on Humanitarian Law and Policy November 20, 2017 November 22, 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assitance and Protection(PHAP) London, UK 
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North America

IHL Events - North America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Refugee Protections in Times of Armed Conflict May 8, 2017 May 8, 2017 American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Team Washington DC, USA 
Emerging challenges to International Humanitarian Law in the post-November US Elections Era June 6, 2017 June 6, 2017 American University Washington College of Law Washington DC, USA 
Monitoring and Evaluation for Humanitarian Programs Workshop June 19, 2017 June 23, 2017 Harvard University Massachusetts, USA 
Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs Workshop June 26, 2017 June 30, 2017 Harvard University. Massachusetts, USA 
Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course July 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 Harvard University Massachusetts, USA 
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Middle East

IHL Events - Middle East

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
Advanced Courses on Humanitarian Law and Policy May 14, 2017 May 16, 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP). Amman, Jordan 
50 Years after 1967 - Evaluating the Past, Present and Future of the Law of Belligerent Occupation May 22, 2017 May 23, 2017 Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University Jerusalem & Tel-Aviv, Israel 
12th Minerva/ICRC conference on IHL May 22, 2017 May 23, 2017 The Minerva Center for Human Rights The Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Minerva Center for Human Rights Tel Aviv University Emile Zola Chair for Human Rights College of Management Academic Studies and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Israel and the Occupied Territories Jerusalem & Tel-Aviv, Israel 
The Tallinn Manual: State Practice and Opinio Juris June 14, 2017 June 14, 2017 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel 
IHL Round Table on APPLYING INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW (IHL) IN CYBERSPACE AND OUTER SPACE: Intersecting Critical Challenges June 27, 2017 June 27, 2017 The Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Tel-Aviv University and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)  Tel-Aviv, Israel 
Advanced Courses on Humanitarian Law and Policy November 5, 2017 November 7, 2017 Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection(PHAP) Jerusalem, Israel 
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IHL Events - Asia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
International Humanitarian Law Summer Course June 19, 2017 June 24, 2017 American University of Armenia and ICRC Yerevan, Armenia 
Training of Trainers (ToT) on International Humanitarian Law (IHL)-1 July 2, 2017 July 6, 2017 Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT)  Gazipur, Bangladesh 
Philosophical Foundations of International Criminal Law: Its Intellectual Roots, Related Limits and Potential August 25, 2017 August 26, 2017 CILRAP New Delhi, India 
17th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2017 on International Humanitarian Law September 21, 2017 September 24, 2017 Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)​​ Delhi, India 
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IHL Events - Australia

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
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 
CfP: 1917 – Intervention, Revolution & International Laws August 24, 2017 August 25, 2017 Melbourne Law School Melbourne, Australia 
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South America

IHL Events - south America

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
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IHL Events - Africa

EventDateEnd DateOrganizing Institute(s)Location
War in cities: an African perspective June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross Kigali, Rwanda 
International Humanitarian Law Short Course July 15, 2017 July 16, 2017 The Centre for the Study of International Peace and Security  Cape Town, South Africa 
Advanced Courses on Humanitarian Law and Policy October 9, 2017 October 11, 2017 Professionals in humanitarian assistance and protection(PHAP) Nairobi, Kenya 
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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 Learning Series on Humanitarian Law and Policy - Legal protection of internally displaced persons (IDPs) February 21, 2017 February 21, 2017 PHAP 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.