Joint IHL Forum - Special Session

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum


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 a special session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on Monday, November 30, 2015, 18:30, in room C110, Arazi-Ofer Building, IDC Campus, Kanfei Nesharim St., Herzliya

In this session, Adv. Tom Gal will present her article:

Applicability of the Law of Occupation to War by Proxy

Tom will discuss the implication of classifying a prima facie non international armed conflict as international, and the legal and practical outcomes regarding the law of occupation and its applicability to non-state armed actors.

Adv. Tom Gal is ALMA's vice chairman and co-founder. Tom is a PhD candidate in International Criminal and Humanitarian Law at the University of Geneva and working as a teaching and research assistant at the Geneva Academy for Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. For this article Tom received the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2014.

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