Joint IHL Forum - December 2015

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum


Dear friends,

ALMA - Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law and the Radzyner Law School of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) would like to invite you to a upcoming session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 18:30, in room C110, Arazi-Ofer Building, IDC Campus, Kanfei Nesharim St., Herzliya, Israel.

In this session Adv. Christie Edwards will present:

Women and Armed Conflicts

Christie will discuss the ways in which women are particularly affected by armed conflict, some of their specific vulnerabilities, and the ways in which the law does (or does not) provide protections for crimes of sexual violence in conflict.

Christie is the Director of International Humanitarian Law at the American Red Cross leading the organization’s legal education and public outreach efforts on IHL. Christie also serves as the Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG).

Following the presentation, there will be an open round-table discussion.

Please note that the session will be conducted in English.

The meeting is free and open to the public. If you wish to attend the meetings of the Joint IHL Forum please register in advance via


Ms. Shani Dann - Joint IHL Forum Coordinator

Adv. Ido Rosenzweig - ALMA Chairman