The Conduct of Hostilities and International Humanitarian Law: Challenges of 21st Century Warfare

06 June 2019
  • Starts at: 19:00h
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: HILAC Lecture series
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
    Netherlands
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During this lecture, the final report of the International Law Association (ILA)’s Study Group on the conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law will be presented by the Study Group’s Chair and one of the two Rapporteurs. After that, two practitioners, from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence, will share their views on the report’s findings and their possible use in practice. The presentations will be followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Speakers and (selected) affiliations:

  • Prof. Terry Gill: Chair of the ILA Study Group on the conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law
  • Prof. Robert Heinsch: Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Study Group on the conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law
  • Wieteke Theeuwen LLM (Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Dr Hans Boddens Hosang (Netherlands Ministry of Defence)

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