Newsletter March 2014


Dear friends,

In this issue of ALMA's newsletter we provide information about our upcoming session of the Joint IHL Forum, we invite you to meet our two newest members and join our twitter account.

ALMA's newsletter is aimed to provide information about upcoming local events in the field of international humanitarian law as well as recent developments and updates which are related to ALMA.

I would like to invite you to visit our Upcoming IHL Events - Worldwide and learn about any upcoming ihl events in your region. You are also welcome to visit our facebook page and follow us on twitter.

In order to join our mailing list please send your name and email address to


Ido Rosenzweig,

ALMA Chairman.

Upcoming ALMA Events

The next session of the Joint IHL Forum: ALMA's Young Researchers Project Forum

Wednesday, March 26, 18:30 at the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya)

In this session we will host 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.

Meet Our New Members

Ms Katja Knoechelmann: A researcher at the Kohelet Policy Forum in Jerusalem and a member of the winning team of the 2011 edition of the Jean Pictet IHL competition.

Ms Rachel Friedman: A former prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) from 2006-2013. Currently completing her legal traineeship at the Department of Special International Affairs of the Ministry of Justice.

@ALMA_IHL ALMA's twitter updates

Congratulations to the winners of the 1st annual #ClaraBarton #IHL Competitoin US Air Force Academy @AF_Academy! @RedCross @RulesOfWar

Read the latest updates to the Oxford Public International Law debate map on #Ukraine, #Russia #PIL

LMU Munich #IHL Summer course Towards a New Public Intl Law for the #Cybersphere w/ @Marshall_Center #LOAC #Cyberwar

ALMA Members in the Media & Academy

Ido Rosenzweig: The Importance of Teaching IHL (Hebrew).

Tom Gal: Unexplored Outcomes of Tadić: Applicability of the Law of Occupation to War by Proxy (English).

Sigall Horovitz: Can Syrian President be brought to trial (Hebrew).