On April 22, Dapo Akande delivered the inaugural Thornberry Lecture in International Law and Human Rights at the University of Keele and on the topic: “The Application of Human Rights Law in Time of Armed Conflict”. The Thornberry Lecture in International Law and Human Rights is an annual lecture established in 2015 by the Keele […]
Hugo Slim contributes opening chapter “Wonderful Work: Globalizing the Ethics of Humanitarian Action” in the new Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action. The chapter examines the expansion of global humanitarian action, its ethical focus on assisting and protecting the individual in armed conflict, and three strategic dilemmas that routinely arise. See https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Companion-to-Humanitarian-Action/Mac-Ginty-Peterson/p/book/9780415844420
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.
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 […]
GR2P – Global Responsibility to Protect Vol. 6 No. 02 2014 Special Issue: Humanitarian Action and the Responsibility to Protect Guest Editors: Hugo Slim and Alex J. Bellamy See the online edition here .
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 […]