International Panel on the Future of IHL: Challenges and Perspectives
July 16, 2008 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Please click here to view the recorded session The Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, in cooperation with HPCR International and the International Committee of the Red Cross, organized an "International Panel on the Future of International Humanitarian Law" in the context of the Advanced Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy. The panel discussion was webcast from Harvard University on July 16, 2008, at 3:15 p.m. EST via the Humanitarian Law and Policy Forum. Panelists included: * Mr. Antoine Bouvier, Legal Advisor, Delegate to Academic Circles, International Committee of the Red Cross * Mr. Claude Bruderlein, Director, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research * Dr. Knut Dörmann, Head of the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross * Dr. Jennifer Leaning, Co-director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative * Ms. Naz Modirzadeh, Senior Associate, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research * Ms. Daphna Shraga, Principal Legal Officer, Office of the Legal Counsel, United Nations. The panel focused on the emerging challenges to, and continued relevance of, international law in the protection of civilians. Issues covered included opportunities for the enforcement of humanitarian law, responsibilities of states and non-state actors, negotiation of humanitarian access, and the role of civil society in humanitarian protection. This event is an integral part of the Online Course and Forum on Humanitarian Law and Policy. The Online Course and Forum are provided at no cost to humanitarian professionals as to facilitate focused discussions on issues related to the implementation of international humanitarian law. For more information on the Online Course, please click here. There is no recording of this event.