Joint IHL Forum - March 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 March 14, 2012, between 18:30 - 20:30 in room C110 in the IDC.

The topic of the session: Operational Counseling to Armed Forces - Personal Experience


1. Lt. Colonel (Res.) David Benjamin - Former senior legal adviser in the IDF International law Department.

2. Dr. RENÉ VÄRK - Associate Professor in the Estonian National Defence College and the University of Tartu. Legal adviser (reserve) on the law of armed conflict to the 1st Estonia Infantry Brigade Staff (participated in many national and international military exercises)

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

The lectures and the discussion will be conducted 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