Role of academia in promoting and developing IHL: Paul Reuter Prize Award Ceremony
International humanitarian law (IHL) is undoubtedly shaped by States and other armed actors. At the same time, numerous scholars, researchers and professors contribute their ideas on what the law is or should be. What role does academia play in promoting and developing IHL, and how should States and other arms carriers listen to what it has to say?
Speakers & panellists
Head of the Advisory Service on IHL, ICRC
Professor at the law faculty, Laval University
Associate Professor in public international law, University of Reading
Former President of the Paul Reuter Fund Committee and member of the ICRC Assembly from 2010 until 2017
Professor of public international law at the law faculty, University of Geneva