HILAC Lecture: How the War on ISIS has Changed International Law

17 - 17 May 2017
  • Starts at: 19:00h
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut in cooperation with the Netherlands Red Cross and the Amsterdam Center for International Law.
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
  • Email: conferencemanager@asser.nl

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut, the Netherlands Red Cross and the Amsterdam Center for International Law, cordially invite you to a presentation by:

Prof. Michael Scharf
Managing Director Public International Law & Policy Group

Since 2013, Michael Scharf has been Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he is also Joseph C. Hostetler – BakerHostetler Professor of Law. Scharf is the author of seventeen books, including three that have won national book of the year honors.  During the elder Bush and Clinton Administrations, Scharf served as Attorney-Adviser for U.N. Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State. After leaving the State Department, Scharf co-founded the Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated NGO with an office in the Netherlands.  As head of PILPG’s international justice practice area, Scharf has worked closely with every international criminal tribunal; domestic war crimes courts in Uganda and Iraq; and piracy courts in Kenya, the Seychelles, and Mauritius. During a teaching sabbatical in 2008, Scharf served as Special Assistant to the Prosecutor of the Cambodia Genocide Tribunal.  

Time: 19.00 - 20.30hrs
Registration: Registration for this event is mandatory, as a limited number of seats are available. Please register at: www.asser.nl/HILAC17May2017

The Hague Initiative for Law and Armed Conflict (HILAC) Lecture Series is an occasional lecture series on the subject of law and armed conflict organised by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut since 2005, in cooperation with the Netherlands Red Cross and the Amsterdam Center for International Law.