Second Sanremo Lecture on International Humanitarian Law


The Second Sanremo Lecture on International Humanitarian Law was hosted by the institute on 9th November 2021 and focused on:

“The Evolving Concept of War within a Framework of International Law”

The lecture was delivered by Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell, who, besides being a member of the Institute, currently is Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution—Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (United States). Her work is in the areas of international law on the use of force, international dispute resolution, and international legal theory.

The event was introduced by Professor Edoardo Greppi, President of the Institute, and moderated by Professor Gabriella Venturini, Member of the Council of the Sanremo Institute.

Launched on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute, the webinar series intends to contribute to the Institute’s overall mission of promoting and disseminating international humanitarian law. Lectures will be organised periodically with the contribution of authoritative and world-renowned scholars and experts in the field of IHL.

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