20 Oct 2022

23rd Bruges Colloquium in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

From 20/10 09:00 till 21/10 13:30
Dijver, Bruges campus

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the College of Europe are pleased to organise the 23rd Bruges Colloquium on International Humanitarian Law (IHL). This year’s edition will be held in a hybrid format, in Bruges and online.

Who is Who on the Battlefield? The Actors Engaged in Contemporary Armed Conflicts

With the active participation of an international audience, leading IHL experts and practitioners we will discuss:

1. The contemporary landscapes of armed conflicts and the actors engaged in these conflicts

2. Neutrality, co-belligerence, foreign interventions and support to parties in armed conflicts

3. The multiplicity of actors and challenges for the application of IHL

The Bruges Colloquium on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is the annual rendez-vous of IHL experts and practitioners in Belgium. It brings together experts from governments, international organizations and armed forces, along with academics from various universities and representatives of civil society organisations.

The Colloquium, created in 1999, is jointly organised by the ICRC Delegation in Brussels and the College of Europe.

The 23rd  edition of the Bruges Colloquium will be held on 20 and 21 October 2022* in a hybrid format, online and in Bruges in the premises of the College of Europe.

For further information, please contact the ICRC's Delegation to the EU, NATO and the Kingdom of Belgium: bru_ihl_colloquium@icrc.org

* Should sanitary measures prevent in-person meetings, the Colloquium would take place in a fully virtual format from 17 to 21 October 2022, 2pm to 3.30pm (CET).

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