17th National Competition on IHL (Fabruary 2024)

Welcome to the webpage of the 17th National Competition for students on International Humanitarian Law

Participants of the 17th National IHL Competition 

(Credit: Tal Mimran)


The National Competition on International Humanitarian Law, Israel-2023/4 is the 17th annual national competition in international humanitarian law (IHL) to be held in Israel. The competition was originally scheduled to take place in November 2023, but due to the war it was postponed to February 2024.


The Competition is organized by the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law in Israel in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).


The Purposes of the Competition

 The purposes of the IHL Competition include:

1. Enhancing students' knowledge and understanding of IHL;

2. Developing students' capacity to apply the law in a practical and relevant manner to real-life situations;

3. Supporting the teaching of IHL in academic institutions; and

4. Preparing participants for IHL-related professional pursuits.


Important Dates

 1. A team’s completed Application Form must be received at ihl.competition@alma-ihl.org by Tuesday, 20 June 2023.

2. The 17th National Competition will take place 13-14 February, 2024 at Dor Village.


For additional information please see the competition's regulations (attached, see below) and the IHL Competition Homepage or contact ihl.competition@alma-ihl.org

Summer Course Schedule

Summer Course Schedule


Team A

Sapir College

Jennifer Borik

Daniel Elashvili

Team B

Bar-Ilan Univeristy

Noam Slama

Shira Gelb

Team C

Zefat Academic College

Sherien Bashir

May Amara

Team D

Bar-Ilan University

Harel Ben-Yosef

Aviad Avivi

Team E

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Idan Ben Mocha

Shira Orvieto

Team F

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Niv Meirson

Hanna Shlomo

Competition Sponsors