SAVE THE DATE: The 13th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

October 16, 2018


Recent Developments in IHL and Detention Law and Practice: 

The 13th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 12-13 November 2018


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 detention, mostly in relation to armed conflict. The conference, the 13th in the series of Minerva/ICRC annual international conferences on International Humanitarian Law, will take place on 12-13 November 2018 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The full program and schedule will be published shortly.

Confirmed Speakers (in alphabetical order):

Judge Ronen Atzmon, Military Court of Appeals in Judea and Samaria, IDF

Adv. Jawad Boulus  

Dr. Edouard Delaplace, Quebec City

Dr. Federica Favuzza, University of Milan

Adv. Maria Gavrilova, ICRC Regional Delegation for the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova

Prof. Francoise Hampson, University of Essex

Adv. Ezequiel Heffes, Geneva Call

Dr. Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, University of Reading

Adv. Maurice Hirsch, Former Chief Military Prosecutor for Judea and Samaria, IDF

Prof. Chris Jenks, Southern Methodist University

Adv. Abir Joubran-Dakwar, Association for Civil Rights in Israel

Prof. Peter Vedel Kessing, Danish Institute for Human Rights

Adv. Liron Libman, Former Chief Military Prosecutor, IDF

Dr. Eleni Micha, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Mr. Joshua Niyo, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Adv. Mikhail Orkin,ICRC Delegation to Israel and the Occupied Territories

Adv. Jelena Pejic, ICRC Geneva

Prof. Greg Rose, University of Wollongong

Major Dvir Sa'ar, International Law Department, IDF

Mr. Alejandro Sánchez Frías, University of Málaga

Dr. Sigal Shahav, College of Law and Business, Ramat Gan

Mr. Floris Tan, Leiden University 

Adv. Janique Thoele, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the occupied Palestinian territory