Martina Selmi


Keynote Lecture: The Future of Responsibility to Protect, by Jennifer Welsh

On April 10, 2015, Professor Jennifer Welsh delivered the keynote lecture “The Future of Responsibility to Protect” on the occasion of the conference “The Future of Responsibility to Protect: Responsibility While Protecting and Implementation Mechanisms”, which was held on April 9-10 at Columbia University Faculty House. View the programme of the conference here.

Interview: BBC World Service’s Newshour, by Dapo Akande

On April 7, 2015, Professor Dapo Akande gave an interview to the BBC World Service’s Newshour programme on legal issues arising in relation to the current armed conflict in Yemen. You can hear it at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02n4xv2 The interview starts around 8.30 mins into the programme.  

Lecture: Does International Law Allow the Use of Force in Support of Self-Determination Movements? by Dapo Akande

On April 7, 2015, Professor Dapo Akande delivered the Susan N. and Augustus DiZerega Lecture at George Washington University Law School. The lecture, titled “Does International Law Allow the Use of Force in Support of Self-Determination Movements” was also the Keynote lecture in an international conference on State Oppression, Violence Against Minorities and the Possibilities […]

Presentation: The Responsibility to Protect: Impetus or Obstacle for Enforcing International Criminal Justice, by Ruben Reike

Ruben Reike presented his paper “The Responsibility to Protect: Impetus or Obstacle for Enforcing International Criminal Justice?” on the occasion of the “International Criminal Justice: The State of Play” conference, organised by the Simons Foundation and the School for International Studies of Simon Fraser University and held on 19-20 March in Vancouver, Canada. View the programme of the […]

Appointments: Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare and American Law Institute, Dapo Akande

Professor Dapo Akande has been appointed to the International Group of Experts for the development of the 2nd edition of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. The Tallinn Manual is developed by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence based in Tallinn Estonia. Although it is developed under the […]

Presentation: Sir Ninian Stephen Public Lecture at the University of Melbourne, by Dapo Akande – 19th March 2015

Sir Ninian Stephen Public Lecture: international Law expert Dapo Akande, talks on “Detention in Armed Conflict: The Interaction between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law“ Each year the Asia-Pacific Centre for Military Law invites a distinguished scholar to present the Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Fellow Public Lecture. This year, Professor Dapo Akande (Professor of Public […]

The “Responsibility to Prevent”: An International Crimes Approach to the Prevention of Mass Atrocities – by Ruben Reike

Ruben Reike Ethics & International Affairs 28(2) (2014) The full paper can be accessed here. On September 9, 2013, diplomats and civil society activists gathered in a ballroom in New York to welcome Jennifer Welsh as the UN Secretary-General’s new Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect (RToP). In her first public appearance on that […]