Joint IHL Forum - May 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 the next session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:30 in room C110 (Arazi-Ofer Building, 2nd floor) in the IDC.

In this session we will discuss

The Palestinian Accession to IHL Treaties

On April 2, 2014, the Palestinian Authority submitted letters for accession to several international conventions and treaties including IHL treaties such as the 1907 Hague Regulations, 1949 Geneva Conventions and 1977 First Additional Protocol. Two experts in public international law will present their views and thoughts regarding these developments :

1. Prof. Robbie Sabel, Hebrew University .

2. Keren Michaeli, PhD candidate, Oxford University.

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

*Please note that the presentations and the discussion are scheduled to be conducted in Hebrew. (However, per sufficient request the presentations and discussion could be conducted 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


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.