Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference
To close the third edition of the Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference, Helen Durham, Director of Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will deliver a keynote address on ‘Black Magic, Zombies and Dragons: a Tale of International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century’.
Noam Lubell, Swiss IHL Chair at the Geneva Academy and Professor of Public International Law at the University of Essex, will respond to her keynote.
The keynote address will be followed by a drinks reception.
Tram 15, tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Perle du Lac
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