Martina Selmi


“Promoting Compliance with International Humanitarian Law” – Chatham House briefing by Emanuela-Chiara Gillard

“Promoting Compliance with International Humanitarian Law”, Chatham House briefing by Emanula-Chiara Gillard (in the framework of the International Law Programme) Summary It is not the absence of law that is causing casualties, destruction and unprecedented displacement in armed conflict, but flagrant breaches of the most fundamental rules of international humanitarian law. Ways must be found […]

Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the Moral Status of Civilians

Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the Moral Status of Civilians   7th Annual Conference of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict 1-2 September 2016 –  European University Institute, Florence   The European University Institute is very pleased to be hosting the 7th Annual Conference of the Oxford Institute […]

International Law and the Crime of Aggression

WHEN: July 4, 2016 – all-day WHERE: Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, University of Oxford COST: Free In June 2010, parties to the Statute of the ICC meeting in Kampala, Uganda agreed amendments to the ICC Statute which would allow the ICC to prosecute the crime of aggression. However, they also agreed that the Court would […]

Humanitarian Actors’ Engagement with Accountability Mechanisms in Situations of Armed Conflict – Workshop report

The Individualisation of War Project explores the tensions arising from the increased prominence of the individual in the theory and practice of armed conflict. One manifestation of this process of individualisation are the endeavours to enhance accountability for violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL).  These include the establishment of […]

Emanuela-Chiara Gillard contributes chapter to the Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict

Emanuela-Chiara Gillard contributes chapter “Protection of Civilians in the Conduct of Hostilities” in the new Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict. The chapter presents the rules regulating the conduct of hostilities that protect civilian populations. It outlines key principles and then touches upon key challenges in their application in practice in recent conflicts. […]

Taking Sides in Peacekeeping: Impartiality and the Future of the United Nations – a book by Emily Paddon Rhoads

United Nations peacekeeping has undergone radical transformation in the new millennium. Where it once was limited in scope and based firmly on consent of all parties, contemporary operations are now charged with penalizing spoilers of peace and protecting civilians from peril. Despite its more aggressive posture, practitioners and academics continue to affirm the vital importance of […]

Emanuela-Chiara Gillard participates as speaker in the ICRC Advanced IHL Learning Series

Emanuela-Chiara Gillard participated as a speaker in Series 1 (IHL and humanitarian principles) of the ICRC Advanced IHL Learning Series, aimed at lecturers who wish to update their knowledge of the latest developments and challenges in international humanitarian law (IHL) and other areas of the ICRC’s work. Combining theory and practice, the series follows a […]

“Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War”, European University Institute, 1-2 September 2016

The 7th Annual Conference of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict will be hosted by the European University Institute, in Florence, on 1-2 September 2016. Speakers: Prof. Saba Bazargan (UCSD), Prof. Yitzhak Benbaji (Tel Aviv), Prof. Elke Schwarz (UCL), Dr. Lars Christie (Oxford), Dr. Heather Roff (Oxford/ASU), Prof. Alec Walen (Rutgers), Prof. Victor Tadros (Warwick), Prof. […]

Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the Moral Status of Civilians

WHEN: September 1, 2016 – September 2, 2016 – all-day WHERE: European University Institute, Florence, Italy COST: Free CONTACT:  Martina Selmi Email 7th Annual Conference of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict 1-2 September 2016 –  European University Institute, Florence Registered participants will be able to consult the papers submitted for the conference here.   […]