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Armed Conflict

The Transpacific Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict

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The event was held at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu (USA). The US Pacific Command and the International Committee of the Red Cross (Washington Delegation for Canada and the United States) collaborated to organize this conference.

Professor Joanna Harrington gave a presentation on “Common Article 1”.

5 Years After the 2012 Crisis: Which Improvements in the fight against impunity in Mali?

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On December 11, 2017, Lawyers Without Borders Canada organized jointly with the International Federation for Human Rights (IFHR) a side event in the context of the Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court. Named “5 Years After the 2012 Crisis: Which Improvements in the fight against impunity in Mali?”, this event aimed to provide information on the possibility to have access to justice for victims of international crimes perpetrated in Mali since the start of the armed conflict in 2012. It shed light on the progress made in the fight against immunity, the lack of resources and the main challenges in relation to the implementation of effective transitional justice mechanisms in Mali.

Humanizing Warfare: Successes and Challenges with Implementing the Law of Armed Conflict

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Hear from practitioners and academics who have direct experience with implementing International Humanitarian Law. We will be exploring the training of state armed forces, working with non-state armed groups, negotiating arms control treaties, and achieving accountability through the prosecution of war criminals.

The event is organized by the Canadian Red Cross and the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan.

Professor Joanna Harrington gave a prensentation on “Accountability”.