The 14th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Date: 
Mon, 11/11/2019 to Tue, 12/11/2019

Location: 
Mount Scopus Campus, Jerusalem

Conference program

Military Justice and Armed Conflict 

The 14th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 11-12 November 2019

 

The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Israel and the Occupied Territories invite the public to an international conference evaluating recent developments in the law and practice related to military justice and, in particular, the degree to which such developments interact with international norms applicable to armed conflicts.

The conference, the 14th in the series of Minerva/ICRC annual international conferences on International Humanitarian Law, will take place on 11-12 November 2019 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

Session themes will include – The Relevance of Military Justice; Justice in Military Investigations; International Crimes before Military Courts; Military Justice in Action; Key Challenges for Military Justice in the 21st Century; Human Rights Meets Military Justice; Military Justice and Power Imbalances; The Law and Practice of Military Justice; and Minors and the Military Justice System.

 

Speakers include (in alphabetical order):

Rogier Bartels / Legal Officer (Chambers), International Criminal Court 

Smadar Ben Natan / Tel-Aviv University and Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy

Antal Berkes / Brunel University London 

Geneviève Boutin / UNICEF

L. Amber Brugnoli / West Virginia University 

Amichai Cohen / Ono Academic College and Israel Democracy Institute 

Conor Donohoe / New Zealand Defence Force 

Francoise Hampson / University of Essex

Anne Herzberg / NGO Monitor 

Liron Libman / Israel Democracy Institute 

Diletta Marchesi / KU Leuven

Michael Newton / Vanderbilt University 

Mikhail Orkin / International Committee of the Red Cross

Jelena Pejic/ International Committee of the Red Cross 

Michal Pomerantz / Ben Natan & Pomeranz Law Office 

Dani Shenhar / HaMoked - Center for the Defence of the Individual

Claire Simmons / University of Essex 

Serdar Ünver / Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University 

Rachel VanLandingham / Southwestern Law School  

Senior Military Court Judges (TBC)

 

The full program and schedule will be published shortly. To receive the program and/or register to attend, please contact the Minerva Center for Human Rights at: mchr@savion.huji.ac.il