International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law

Deadline: 7 October 2016
Open to: young researchers in the field of International Humanitarian law under the age of 35
Venue: 10 November – 12 November 2016 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Description

The Russian-Armenian University in cooperation with the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Armenia (ICRC) announce the 9th International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law, which will be held from 10 November to 12 November 2016 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.

The Conference is a unique international platform for discussion of contemporary issues and perspectives related to IHL development among young scholars. Since 2007, the geography of the Conference has grown: during these years RAU has hosted participants from Argentina, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Georgia, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden, Tajikistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

Over the years the Conference has grown into a traditional scientific event for RAU in particular and for the legal community of Armenia in general. Every year the participants of the Conference, as well as the invited national and international experts are offered a platform to share their views on different issues related to IHL development. The Conference undoubtedly makes an effective contribution to the process of reaffirmation and development of IHL. Over the years the organizers of the Conference have hosted a number of renowned international experts in the field of International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, thus providing a unique opportunity to the participants not only to be heard by the established professionals and experts, but also to engage with them in an open discussion over their opinions and views.

Eligibility

Young researchers in the field of International Humanitarian law under the age of 35 are invited to take part in the Conference participants pre-selection process.

Costs

The Organizing Committee will provide visa support for the participants of the Conference, as well as accommodation, meals, local transportation and materials during the Conference days. Please note that round-trip travel expenses are to be covered by the participants of the Conference.

How to apply?

This year the Organizing Committee will also consider applications for the maximum of three positions of moderators for the one of below mentioned sections.

The APPLICATION PACKAGE should be sent to [email protected] and be comprised of:

  • The Paper Abstract stating among others author’s original thesis, objectives and conclusions (maximum 1000 words, if selected, the participant will have to present the full version of the paper (up to 4500 words prior to the Conference);
  • Duly Completed Application Form (according to Annex 1);
  • Professional CV, also stating IHL related research (if any) and academic interests.

The deadline for submitting the application package is October 07, 2016. The selected applicants will be informed by October 12, 2016 and receive an official invitation letter, including the program details and the venue.

You may find more information about the Conference on the official website.

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