Event information

26 November 2019, 12:30-14:00

Protecting the Victims of Armed Conflict at Sea: Key Findings of the Updated ICRC Commentary on the Second Geneva Convention

Event

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This event, hosted by the Geneva Academy, is part of the Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law Seminar Series 2019– 2020.

The Axis of Protection series, inaugurated in 2013, is co-convened by scholars from the Universities of Durham, Exeter, Reading and Oxford. The series provides an opportunity for scholars to engage in discussion of contemporary and challenging issues concerning the protection of human rights in international law with emphasis on human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international refugee law.

Moderator

  • Emilie Max, Researcher, Geneva Academy

Main Speaker

  • Bruno Demeyere, Legal Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross

Respondent

  • Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, Associate Professor in International Law, University of Reading

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