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THE BRUGES COLLOQUIUM ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

The 22nd edition of the Bruges Colloquium will be held in a hybrid format, in Bruges and online, on 21 and 22 October 2021*.

This year, leading academics, practitioners and international experts will examine the enduring relevance of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the update of the ICRC Commentaries.

This will include discussions on the relevance of the Commentaries in practice, challenges in interpreting Common Articles, the protection of prisoners of today's war, as well as complementarity and interplay between IHL and International Human Rights Law in the Fourth Geneva Convention

This year more than ever, the Colloquium is yours!

During the last panel, experts will address topics submitted by the audience regarding the update of the Commentary on the Fourth Geneva Convention. Send your proposals to bru_ihl_colloquium@icrc.org before the 15th September 2021 and make this Colloquium yours!

The international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the College of Europe


* Should sanitary measures prevent in person meetings, the Colloquium would take place in a fully virtual format from 18 to 22 October 2021, 2pm to 3.30pm (CET).


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current edition

Same law, new wars: the enduring relevance of international humanitarian law and the importance of the updated ICRC Commentaries

21 -22 october 2021

22nd Edition of the Bruges Colloquium on IHL

Same law, new wars: the enduring relevance of international humanitarian law and the importance of the updated ICRC Commentaries

21-22 October 2021

previous editions

Current perspectives on regulating means of warfare

18-19 october 2007
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Private Military-Security Companies Operating in Situations of Armed Conflict

19-20 october 2006
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Armed Conflicts and Parties to Armed Conflicts under IHL: Confronting Legal Categories to Contemporary Realities

22-23 october 2009
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Transfer of Persons in Situations of Armed Conflict

16-17 october 2008
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