Joint IHL Forum - February 2012

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum


ALMA and the Radzyner School of Law of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) would like to invite you to the next session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, between 18:30 - 20:30 in room S4 in the IDC.

In this session:

1. Adv. Ido Rosenzweig, ALMA Chairman and a researcher in the Israel Democracy Institute, will discuss his recent publication (co-authored with Prof. Ruth Lapidot and Prof. Yuval Shany):

Israel and the Two Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions

IDI Policy Paper 92 (attached English abstract)

2. Adv. Eitan Diamond, ICRC Legal Adviser will reply

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

*Please note that the lectures and the discussion are scheduled to be conducted in Hebrew. (However, per sufficient requests, the speakers are willing to conduct the lectures and the discussion in English.)

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum of ALMA and the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya is an academic round table for an open discussion on IHL related issues.

Each Session will include one or more short lectures following an open round table discussion.

The possible topics for the forum sessions include (inter alia) recently published articles or advanced draft articles, recent relevant court rulings and interesting developments which can be related to IHL. The main lecturers in the Joint Forum are Scholars, PhD candidates and Practitioners from the IHL field.

Those who wish to participate in the meetings of the Joint IHL Forum must register in advance via