Joint IHL Forum - March 2014

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 a special session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 18:30, in room C110 (Arazi-Ofer Building, 2nd floor) in the IDC.

The Young Researchers Forum

In this session we will host the participants of our Young Researchers Project - Four students from four different academic institutions. The students will present their papers that were written under the supervision of ALMA members. The presentations will be followed with remarks by expert commentators.

Ms. Noa Bornstein-Ziv (Hebrew University): "Extradition Laws in the Face of the Expanding World Terrorism."

Respondent: Adv. Vadim Shuv, Deputy Public Defender in Jerusalem.

Ms. Adi Swisa (College of Law and Business): "Disclosure in the Rome Statute and in Practice."

Respondent: Adv. Yael Vias Gvirsman, ALMA Member & International Criminal Court Defense Counsel.

Adv. Adam Wolfson (Tel-Aviv University): "The Prohibition on the Exportation of Indiscriminate Weapons to Terrorist Organizations in International Law"

Respondent: Adv. Liron Libman, former head of the International Law Department, IDF.

Mr. Ilia Binyaminov (Interdisciplinary Center): "Obama’s Drone Doctrine – International Lawyer or Legislator?"

Respondent: Adv. Tal Mimran, Israel Democracy Institute.

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

*Please note that the presentations and the discussion will be conducted in Hebrew.

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


Adv. Yfat Barak-Cheney, Head of Young Researchers Project

Adv. Ido Rosenzweig, ALMA Chairman

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.