First Sanremo Lecture on International Humanitarian Law

The Institute hosted the firts lecture of its series 鈥Sanremo Lectures on International Humanitarian Law鈥, held on the 30th November. The topic addressed the question:

鈥淲hy is international humanitarian law respected or violated? An open agenda鈥


Launched on the occasion of the 50th聽anniversary of the Institute, the webinar series intends to contribute to the Institute鈥檚 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.

The very first Sanremo Lecture on IHL was held by聽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鈥檚 鈥淧rize for the Promotion, Dissemination and Teaching of IHL鈥.