First edition of the “Sanremo Lecture on International Humanitarian Law”

The Institute is pleased to announce that the very first lecture in its series, the “Sanremo Lecture on International Humanitarian Law”, will take place on Monday 30th November 2020 at 15.00 CET and will address the topic:

Why is International Humanitarian Law Respected or Violated? An Open Agenda

Launched on the occasion of the 50th  anniversary of the Institute, the “Sanremo Lectures on International Humanitarian Law” intend to contribute to the Institute’s overall mission of promoting and disseminating international humanitarian law. Lectures will be organized periodically with the contribution of authoritative and world-renowned scholars and experts in the field of IHL.

The very first Sanremo Lecture on IHL will be held by Professor Michael Bothe, Emeritus Professor of Public Law at the J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Member of the Institute. Prof. Bothe has always been a very cooperative Member and friend of the Institute, participating in many Sanremo Round Tables and two years ago he was awarded the Institute’s “Prize for the Promotion, Dissemination and Teaching of IHL”.

The event will be organized and hosted on the online platform of the Institute.