Joint IHL Forum - June 2015


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 the next session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 18:30, in room C110 (Arazi-Ofer Building, 2nd floor), at the IDC, Herzliya.

In this session we will discuss:

Immunity of UN Facilities and Operation Protective Edge:

The UN Board of Inquiry Report

1. Col. (Res.) Adv. Pnina Sharvit Baruch - Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Program on Law and National Security, The Institute on National Security Studies - "The BOI on Protective Edge and the BOI on Cast Lead - similar and yet so different."

2. Adv. Michael Schoiswohl - Legal Adviser, Department of Legal Affairs, UNRWA HQ, Jerusalem - “Inviolability of UN premises during armed conflict – an analysis under the law of the privileges and immunities of the UN”.

3. Dr. Daphna Shraga - Former Principal Legal Officer in the UN Office of Legal Affairs; Adj. Lecturer at Tel Aviv University and The Hebrew University - "UN premises as centers of refuge - the silence of the laws of war."

Following the presentations, 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