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February 2019

Vancouver International Humanitarian Law Conference

February 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST
Peter A Allard School of Law, 1822 East Mall UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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Free

Women, Children and War International Humanitarian Law (IHL) limits and prevents human suffering in armed conflicts. Women and children are the most vulnerable in war and are provided special protections under IHL. Despite this, women still face problems such as sexual violence and risks to their health. Children continue to be recruited as fighters, separated from families, killed, abused and exploited in other ways. Join us as we examine these challenges and potential solutions. Conference sessions include an introduction to…

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March 2019

Annual University of New Brunswick IHL Conference

March 15, 2019
University of New Brunswick Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada
Free

The UNB International Law Society, in collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross, is proud to host the 2019 UNB IHL Conference. This year’s conference seeks to raise awareness regarding the interaction between cyber security and international humanitarian law. Technological advancements in recent years have created unique challenges for international legal scholars, and the international community is struggling to address new threats of cybercrime and cyber warfare. These threats are a dimension of a broader phenomenon we call digital transformations, which…

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“Targeted Killings and International Humanitarian Law”

March 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
University of Windsor, 2500 University Avenue West
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3Y1 Canada
Free

Join colleagues at the University of Windsor as they uncover the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays in situations concerning targeted killings during armed conflict. This conference will bring together experts in the field – academics and practitioners, as well as representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross. For the conference agenda and list of speakers: click Here to view Register here

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